Pics: Dunce of the people! Biden attends Costco opening; hilarity ensues

http://twitter.com/#!/jimacostacnn/status/274162361596792832

That’s right. Vice President Biden hit a Costco this morning.

ALERT: Joe Biden is at Costco.

— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) November 29, 2012

VP Biden just arrived at local Costco to talk with shoppers about keeping tax cuts in place for middle class families & small businesses.

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 29, 2012

RT @michaelhayes: Joe Biden at DC’s first Costco twitter.com/TonyTull/statu…

— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) November 29, 2012

He’s not VP, he’s you!

The mocking was swift and hilarious. It’s a BFD! Literally and stuff.

You think Biden has a Costco card?

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) November 29, 2012

VP Biden attends grand opening of first Costco in DC. Did we miss announcement that he’s running for mayor?

— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) November 29, 2012

Needs wax and chamois for the trans-am RT @tonytull: VP Biden makes an appearance here at the Districts first Costco.

— Michael Perkins (@perkinsms) November 29, 2012

Tim Pawlenty might be a Sam’s Club Republican, but Joe Biden is apparently a Costco Democrat. #hiswordasaBiden

— Mark Halperin (@MarkHalperin) November 29, 2012

I have $10 that says Biden will ask a Costco employee where he can get condoms in bulk /shivers/

— Little Miss Rightie (@LilMissRightie) November 29, 2012

15 lb tub of malarkey RT @alinbcnews: Per pool, VP Biden is stopping by opening day of a Costco in D.C. What will he buy in bulk?

— e mcmorris-santoro (@evanmc_s) November 29, 2012

It’s a BFD. RT @aliciacohn: @vp Biden is attending the grand opening of D.C.’s first Costco.

— Micah White (@micahwhite) November 29, 2012

“It’s great to be here! I’ve been shopping at Target for years!” -Biden tells the crowd… RT @stefanjbecket ALERT: Joe Biden is at Costco.

— Moira Fitzgerald (@Moira1987) November 29, 2012

#Biden is attending the grand opening of a Costco in DC. Seriously? Where’s #Obama, the new Yogiberry in Reston?

— Bailes (@sbailey3558) November 29, 2012

VPs, they’re just like us, you guys! RT @zekejmiller: Pool: Biden flashed his Costco card as he walked through the doors to loud cheers.

— Meredith Shiner (@meredithshiner) November 29, 2012

The pool reports should be EPIC RT @jbendery: BREAKING: Joe Biden is at Costco!

— Daniel Strauss (@DanielStrauss4) November 29, 2012

Indeed! Twitchy will, of course, update with all the further hilarity!

Update: Did Joe snag himself some samples?

Did Biden eat a free sample at Costco? Looks like he could have based on this picinstagr.am/p/SnfnixCq6A/

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) November 29, 2012

Will Joe Biden check the Costco manager for an indian accent?

— Mike Riendeau (@mriendea) November 29, 2012

Joe Biden browsing what looks like the book table at a D.C. Costco instagr.am/p/Sng829qRk4/

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) November 29, 2012

Children’s books, maybe.

Is there any chance VP Biden’s trip to Costco doesn’t produce a picture better than the one of him with the biker? This will be fantastic.

— Marc Abanto (@MAbanto) November 29, 2012

Heh. Make it happen, Biden.

Update: Confirmed Costco card holder. Literally.

RT @ethanklapper: Confirmed: Biden has a Costco card! “He flashed his Costco card as he walked through the doors to loud cheers.”

— Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) November 29, 2012

He got STUFF! He got STUFF!!! RT @huffpostpol Pool: “VP Biden engaged in an extended Costco shopping spree”

— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) November 29, 2012

Whee! Shopping!

“Uh, thanks, Joe, but what am I supposed to do with all these pickles?” a conversation I imagine will happen at the White House today

— Sam Youngman (@samyoungman) November 29, 2012

And, another thing to please make happen.

Your move, @theonion #Biden #Costco

— Ali Weinberg (@AliNBCNews) November 29, 2012

Update: Nothing is complete without a hashtag! Enter, #BidenAtCostco

“They gonna put you back in chains and sell you in bulk!”#bidenatCostco

— Matt Marcotte (@MattMarcotte) November 29, 2012

So Joe Biden is just gonna go crazy in the ice cream section and eat everything right? #bidenatcostco

— Liz Mair (@LizMair) November 29, 2012

“Is this thing on? Fiscal cliff clean up on aisle six. Fiscal cliff clean up on aisle six.” #bidenatcostco

— Mike Holden (@mikeholden) November 29, 2012

#BidenatCostcoTelling customers that the king-sized fish sticks in frozen foods are basically “a lot of malarkey”.

— Matthew Tracy (@MXTracy66) November 29, 2012

Check twitter this morning, only news is #BidenatCostco Gonna be a good day.

— Nolen Deibert (@NolenDeibert) November 29, 2012

More, please!

Another hilarious photo.

Anddd your first wire photo of Biden at Costco, via the AP’s Susan Walsh twitter.com/ethanklapper/s…

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) November 29, 2012

Oh, our aching sides! Baffled Biden.

“Hey, man, he doesn’t need tires.”

RT @ryanjreilly: Biden at CostCo: “Hey man I don’t need tires. I don’t drive anymore.”

— Elise Foley (@elisefoley) November 29, 2012

“Biden turned down the employees who were trying to lure him to thetire department. ‘Hey man I don’t need tires. I don’t drive anymore.’”

— Brett LoGiurato (@BrettLoGiurato) November 29, 2012

I have finally decided on my vote for Time’s Man of the Year: The Costco employee who tried to upsell Biden some tires.

— Sam Youngman (@samyoungman) November 29, 2012

And, see! It was children’s books.

VP Biden is back at the WH w/ a haul from Costco: reporters spotted childrens’ books, fire logs, a big apple pie and a 32 inch Panasonic TV

— lesley clark (@lesleyclark) November 29, 2012

And sample noshing. We knew it!

“Biden also availed himself of several Costco food samples, and looked like he enjoyed them.”

— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) November 29, 2012

I would trade my life savings and one of my toes to see the vice president as a contestant on Supermarket Sweep

— Sam Youngman (@samyoungman) November 29, 2012

Pure Biden RT @richarda: Costco staff tempt Joe Biden with free cupcakes (photo by Susan Walsh of AP) twitter.com/RichardA/statu…

— Patrick Thornton (@pwthornton) November 29, 2012

Shopping is hard.

Pool: Biden put in a call to
his daughter, Ashley, saying he needed to “get some guidance”

— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) November 29, 2012

The photos are priceless.

twitter.com/markknoller/st…

— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 29, 2012

Pie! Whee!

One does not just buy a pie. #soulsearching RT @jtesJoe Biden’s pie-shopping face is so wonderfully serious. twitter.com/jtes/status/27…

— Schuyler Van Horn (@schuylernick) November 29, 2012

Did Joe Biden have a case of Jack Daniels in his shopping cart? (Photo by Saul Loeb of AFP) twitter.com/RichardA/statu…

— Richard Adams (@RichardA) November 29, 2012

Heh.

HELL YEAH!RT @richarda: Did Joe Biden have a case of Jack Daniels in his shopping cart? (Photo by Saul Loeb of AFP) twitter.com/RichardA/statu…

— Al Spencer (@albillspencer) November 29, 2012

Alas, probably not.

They pack other items in leftover boxes, doy. MT @richarda Did Biden have a case of Jack Daniels in his shopping cart? twitter.com/RichardA/statu…

— Leigh Munsil (@leighmunsil) November 29, 2012

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