Boehner, Biden, talk golf ahead of Obama speech

Zachary Roth

Who says Democrats and Republicans can't be friendly with each other? As long as they're talking about golf, that is.

Check out the conversation between Vice President Joe Biden and Speaker John Boehner in the moments before President Obama's speech before Congress Thursday night. After an awkward lull following some hyper-masculine wrestling, Boehner starts telling the veep about the recent ups and downs in his game.

It's hard to tell if Biden is interested, or just being polite. "That's incredible," he says at one point.

Now, if only they could achieve the same level of comity on other issues--the economy, for instance.