On this occasion, he amusingly commented, “I just want you to know that turning 60 is hard. Hard”.
President Biden added a touch of humor to his 81st birthday celebration by sharing a playful nod to his age on Instagram, saying: “On your 146th birthday, you run out of room for candles.”
The attached image shows a cake with several candles packed tightly around its edges, creating a glowing ring that has drawn the attention and praise of social media users.
Amid concerns about his age, Biden has been outspoken on the topic in recent weeks. Responding to the growing controversy, he has addressed the issue playfully, including at the White House Thanksgiving turkey pardon event.
On this occasion, he amusingly commented, “I just want you to know that turning 60 is hard. Hard.”
Adding humor, he acknowledged the 76th anniversary of Turkey’s pardon tradition by joking, “I want you to know I wasn’t there before; I was too young to make it.
Despite age-related jokes, President Biden spent his birthday on Monday continuing the annual tradition of pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey at the White House. He and First Lady Jill Biden plan to celebrate the occasion with family on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, extending their stay through the Thanksgiving holiday.
Light-hearted social media posts and birthday activities highlighted a moment of excitement amid the responsibilities of the presidency.