|Joe Biden tries to charm a potential voter|
He immediately headed to the counter, where he asked patrons of Cruisers Diner, "Can I borrow one of your bikes? They don't let me ride anymore."
"Probably not," the man responded. "Probably not," Biden repeated, laughing.
AP photographer Carolyn Kaster snapped a photo of the Biden sitting with a group of bikers called the "Shaddowmen" -- one of the members, a female biker, sat on the vice president's lap.
Vice President Biden is well known for his ability to charm voters from various ethnic groups and minority cultures. While usually well intentioned, his comments sometimes are often clumsy and cause controversies.
|Biden praises Hindus for the quality of their donuts|
You cannot go to a 7-Eleven or a Dunkin' Donuts unless you have a slight Indian accent. I'm not joking . . ."
That remark created a firestorm of criticism for his patronizing manner. But Biden went on to explain that he has nothing but respect for Hindus who make and sell donuts.
Biden told us "They really do a great job, and they really make the best donuts."