SEAMAN, Ohio — After hanging out with bikers for the weekend, Vice President Joe Biden has joined the Hells Angels.
The internet is abuzz with a picture of Joe Biden grabbing a female biker and putting her on his lap at a stop at Cruisers Diner. She had no place to sit, so Biden waved her over, telling her, ‘‘I know who runs the show.’’ He put his hands on her shoulders and leaned in for a conversation as photographers snapped away.
Here’s the picture:
Biden then turned to the bikers and said: “Can I borrow one of your bikes? They don’t let me ride anymore,” Biden said.
“Probably not,” Jeff Cook, one of the diners, said.
The vice president then told the bikers that he rode with the Oakland Hells Angels once. He even showed them a picture:
This brought back old memories for Biden – days of “easy riding”, “drinking malt liquor” and “having sex on a bike”… so Biden went to the local Hells Angels chapter and signed up. “He’s a Hells Angels now,” said the Hells Angels representative. “That’s all we’ll say.”
Biden said he loved the motto of the Hells Angels and thought it should be the new motto for the Obama re-election campaign. Here it is: “When we do right, nobody remembers. When we do wrong, nobody forgets”.
Biden also encouraged President Obama to join the Hells Angels. He had a member of the Florida chapter try to personally persuade the President to join: