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After declared the winner, President Barack Obama addressed supporters in Chicago in a victory speech. But he made sure to drop in a few jokes.
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As he thanked his family and team, Obama — wearing a blue tie — specifically thanked Vice President Joe Biden, coining a new nickname for his partner. “I want to thank my friend and partner of the last four years, America’s happy warrior, the best vice president anyone could ever hope for: Joe Biden,” Obama said.
Moments after Obama uttered BIden’s new nickname, the phrase shot to the top of Twitter’s trending topics with people taking to microblogging website in reaction.
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He also professed his love for wife and First Lady Michelle Obama and joking to his daughters Sasha and Malia, that “one dog is enough.”
But… I thought I was America’s happy warrior?
— shannonwoodward (@shannonwoodward) November 7, 2012
“America’s happy warrior, Joe Biden.” Perfect, Obama. Just perfect.
— Brett (@thecajunboy) November 7, 2012
Can we all just agree that ‘America’s Happy Warrior’ is the best nickname for Biden ever???
— Josh Ray (@joshuaray) November 7, 2012
Joe Biden getting the Twitter promo “America’s Happy Warrior” by Obama
— Joe Martinez (@JoMartinezMusic) November 7, 2012
Cool, America’s Happy Warrior is trending.Can we call him Joey Bag O’ Doughnuts?XDD
— vlredreign (@shinyredrain) November 7, 2012
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