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Joe Biden was wearing glasses in the State of the Union address after scratching his eye with a contact lens.
Joe Biden's bringing sexy back to the bespectacled.
And ... bloodshot "zombie eyes?"
The vice president's rimless glasses, artfully dangled and appearing at times to match Biden's lilac-colored ties, went viral on Twitter and other social networks during tonight's State of the Union address.
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"Joe Biden wears glasses? How did I not know this?" The Fix tweeted.
"Seems cruel of Biden to match lavender glasses and a tie with no promise of performing 'Bennie and the Jets,'" wrote Twitter user Louis Virtel.
His bloodshot left eye, which some took to calling a "zombie eye," also freaked out more than a few viewers.
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"Sweet Baby Moses, Joe Biden's eye is terrifying," tweeted Jonathan Waldrop.
"What's up with Joe Biden's eye? I can't focus on the speech with Joe sitting back there looking like he's missing an eyeball," wrote John from CT.
Turns out, Biden scratched his left eye with a contact lens earlier this week, The Huffington Post reported.
Here's a popular gif of Biden's "tinted glasses."
The Veep also made the popular new Vine app, which poked fun at his fidgeting.