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Quoted: Joe Biden on shopping at Costco


Biden’s shopping list: Flowers? Check. Children’s books? Check. Pie? Check. Tires? Thanks, but no thanks. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

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Hey man, I don’t need tires. I don’t drive anymore.”

— Joe Biden to employees in Costco’s tire department. The veep showed up Thursday morning for the opening of the chain’s first D.C. store, scooping up children’s books, fire logs, a 32-inch Panasonic TV, a watch and an apple pie — and plenty of free food samples. Yes, he has a Costco membership: “In all honesty, I didn’t have my own card, Jill wouldn’t let me have one,” he told reporters. “I went to get my wife’s card, and she said, ‘No, no, no, you get your own card.’”

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