On Saturday we celebrated National Best Friends Day because everything has a day. I guess former Vice President Joe Biden thought he could seize the day to remind people that he served next to President Barack Obama for eight years by posting their friendship bracelet.

Cringeworthy doesn’t quite cut it. Even some of Obama’s closest aides rolled their eyes.

Do you know what I find hilarious? The media, the left, and the right loved the Obama-Biden bromance… until now.

Prominent Obama aide David Axelrod, who ran the Obama-Biden campaigns, mocked the picture on Twitter.

Yeah, I snickered, too, but the media started the Obama-Biden bromance during Obama’s administrations. People on the left and right both embraced the memes that the two eventually shared themselves.

Why is it now rejected? I believe Biden would have posted it even if he was not running for president.

The thing is, Obama made that bracelet for Biden in a video to encourage people to register to vote. He performed many tasks that take longer than it takes to register.

Biden used the same picture of the bracelet in 2016 to wish Obama a happy birthday. Weird, Biden received mostly positive replies to that tweet.

Look at the slideshow of pictures of the two put together by Vanity Fair. The caption on the first picture says, “Fifty percent of all marriages in the United States end in divorce. The other 49 percent of marriages are not as strong as the Obama-Biden relationship.”

Harpers Bazaar published 24 pictures in 2016 to celebrate the Obama-Biden bromance.

Obama added fuel to the popular Obama-Biden memes in October 2017 to wish Biden a happy birthday.

In July 2018, People magazine gushed over Obama and Biden’s friendship when they ordered the same sandwich at Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown. YOU GUYS, HOW CUTE. They ordered the same sandwiches:

“Hold on a sec, what did you get here?” the former president interrupts Biden as he asks for mustard.

“I’ve got one of these, what are they called, ham and cheese,” Biden says, holding up his lunch plate at eye-level.

“I think I’m gotta have one of those too,” Obama responds.

“He wants one of those too,” Biden says to an employee, holding cash in his hand.

I could add more, but the Google search brought up too many results. Again, the controversy around this confuses me because we all enjoyed and giggled at the memes before. Primary and election seasons make us different people I guess.


Donations tax deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.