Vice President Joe Biden mocked a Greek at a lunchtime stop in Ohio. "I'm Joe Bidenopoulos," said Biden, according to a pool report.
Approaching a table of men he knew to be Greek, the VP said, “I’m Joe Bidenopoulos.”
“Ask George,” he said – unclear who George was, maybe someone at the table --“who’s the most Greek Irishman he’s ever known.” Sounded like Biden was suggesting he is.
He moved on to a table of three women, who he briefly sat down with, before moving on to one where two women were sitting.
“Let’s dance,” he said to one, named Jennifer, as she stood up right next to him. They posed for a photo before he turned to her tablemate, who was wearing scrubs, and asked, ‘Are you a nurse?” He then sat down and started speaking to her quietly, presumably about nurses.
Then, he posed with a group of restaurant staff and owners, and was talking about Greek food and rice pudding.
“Can I get some rice pudding to go?” he asked, just before the pool was ushered out at 1:05 p.m. Now holding in van.