"I'm not comfortable with goofy Uncle Joe," the vice president told CNBC, arguing that the lighthearted nickname belies all the serious work he's done as veep.
"I ran the Recovery Act — beginning, middle and end. I did the Iraq thing," he said. "And by the way, the so-called goofy Uncle Joe — if you notice, I beat every Republican in every poll when they thought I was running [in 2016]. You notice that my favorability was higher than anybody that's running for office in either party."
A popular caricature used by The Onion, the meme is also based on silly comments Biden has made in real life ... like when he called the Affordable Care Act "a big f*cking deal" on live television. Or when he said that President Barack Obama "has a big stick."
And how can you not love a guy who fights for women's rights and pulls off aviators?