Joe Biden, or whoever manages his social media account on X (formerly Twitter), just posted a picture of the sitting US President with laser eyes at the conclusion of the Super Bowl LVIII. This got the attention of the cryptocurrency community because of how it mirrored some memes related to Bitcoin (BTC).
President Joe Biden’s Latest Post on X
Around eight hours ago (as of 12:00 PM UTC) after the Kansas City Chiefs’ victory against the San Francisco 49ers, the X handle of Biden posted a picture of himself on a black background, wearing a white suit, and with red laser eyes. It came with the caption, “Just like we drew it up.”
Upon closer examination of its other posts, we found out that the same photo was linked to the TikTok post his social media account reposted earlier from the Biden-Harris HQ X handle. This showed the US President responding to a rapid Q&A session about the Super Bowl LVIII.
The same image occurred at the time when he answered the question, “Deviously plotting to rig the season so the Chiefs would make the Super Bowl or the Chiefs just being a good football team?” Wherein he replied, “I’d get in trouble if I told you.”
The Biden with laser eyes post immediately caught the radar of entrepreneur and Bitcoin investor Lark Davis to which he commented, “Joe did you just buy Bitcoin?” Followed up by “Also W intern.”
Another popular crypto personality, the pseudonymous Shibetoshi Nakamoto, jokingly said, “OK intern you are promoted.”
Was It a Bitcoin Endorsement?
Apparently, the post was just unintentionally linked to Bitcoin and not an endorsement of the digital asset itself. This is given the never-ending scrutiny the Biden administration is imposing on cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin mining up to the present.
From the looks of it, the social media posting was a way of embracing the “Dark Brandon” meme to make the US President appear cool and edgy despite talks of his waning physical and mental health. It was meant to reinforce the joke in the abovementioned TikTok post that they had a hand in the Chiefs’ victory to win the endorsement of Travis Kelce’s girlfriend, Taylor Swift, for the coming US Presidential election.
Others, however, see it as a strategic post to appeal to the crypto masses.
Super Bowl LVIII Result
Capping up the 104th season of the NFL saw the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs retain their championship against the San Francisco 49ers with a score of 25-24 after going to an overtime.
It’s interesting to note that Twitter co-founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey was also spotted in the audience seated next to power couple Jay-Z and Beyonce while sporting a “Satoshi” T-shirt. This was likely a shoutout to the ongoing trial in the UK disputing Craig Wright’s claim that he was the creator of Bitcoin, which Dorsey and other major players in the crypto industry initiated back in 2021.