Former Vice President Joe Biden released a new campaign ad this past Wednesday, August 5, that had many people online fondly remembering the old Onion articles archiving the tales of "Diamond" Joe Biden.
There's been a lot of talk about my vetting process lately. Here’s an inside look: https://t.co/tFRKJOE3hi— Joe Biden (@Joe Biden)1596660000.0
"Diamond" Joe Biden rose to prominence during the Obama era, when Joe Biden was satirized by the Onion as America's wild Uncle.
Some of the Diamond Joe stories include "Biden Receives Lifetime Ban From Dave & Buster's," "Shirtless Biden Washes Trans Am In White House Driveway," and "Biden To Honor Fallen Soldiers By Jumping Motorcycle Over Vietnam Memorial."
This new spot, which features Biden lovingly talking about his American-made car, has many people looking back at Diamond Joe and his famed Trans Am.
@Guy42Mao @GenePark Yup, and ngl it kinda works— this is fine (@this is fine)1596661048.0
The ad, goofy as it may be, had many people ready to cast their votes for President.
finally, dudes rock in 2020 https://t.co/JAegzjHcgK— gene park (@gene park)1596660667.0
@Guy42Mao @GenePark Immediately what I thought of... He's gonna wash that Corvette shirtless in the White House driveway— Matt Robinson (@Matt Robinson)1596669462.0
This ad is a great example of how the 'Biden is a cultural Marxist in league with the radical left' stuff just does… https://t.co/UD6LJrVlHo— Neoliberal 🌐 (@Neoliberal 🌐)1596669773.0
Some online wondered whether the Biden campaign was intentionally leaning into the beloved Diamond Joe image.
this is it. the biden campaign is literally just biting the Diamond Joe trans am bit from @theonion. this is their… https://t.co/ZmMM2aML8H— Ronnie James Diogenes (@Ronnie James Diogenes)1596661693.0
Leaning into "Diamond Joe". Why no shirtless car wash? https://t.co/KdhQPdqZyI— Clown Coup, Bro (@Clown Coup, Bro)1596671842.0
The last Diamond Joe article run by the Onion was titled "Biden Pulls Off Dusty Tarp Covering Old Campaign Motorcycle.'"
@JoeBiden Imagine Donald Trump even trying to be this American for 5 minutes. Joe Biden is a normal American.— BitCloutForums.com - Heidi (@BitCloutForums.com - Heidi)1596660116.0
Joe Biden is hitting the road and he's inviting you along.
@GenePark Dude o'clock.— Schlonged Biological (@Schlonged Biological)1596678880.0
Here's to you, Diamond Joe! May your Trans Am never stop doing donuts in that Dave and Buster's parking lot.