Former VP Joe Biden’s eye filled with blood while participating in a Wednesday night CNN town hall on climate change, according to the Washington Examiner.
The poorly timed broken blood vessel – or subconjuctival hemorrhage, comes as Biden brushes off weeks of criticism over his age and mental capabilities after the 76-year-old made a series of gaffes on the campaign trail. According to the report, the hemmorrhage can be caused by several factors – including bleeding disorders, high blood pressure, blood thinners or even straining too hard.
Biden, 76, has long been plagued by health issues. In 1988, he suffered an aneurysm that burst and required him to undergo emergency surgery. The then-senator was so close to death that a Catholic priest began preparing to administer the sacrament of last rites.
Months later, surgeons clipped a second aneurysm before it burst. Biden then took a seven-month leave from…
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