In neither case, unfortunately, did goofiness lead to greatness.
In this respect, for all his goofiness, Ross Perot and his movement are looking better all the time.
Perhaps even more importantly, Biden brought to the task his trademark passion and goofiness.
The acts, ways, ideas, etc, of those who are goofy: an unparalleled tolerance for goofiness (1920s+)
Silly; foolish; crazy; dotty •Nearly always has an affectionate and amused connotation: a goofy grin/ a goofy awkward kid/ And he looked, well, goofy (1921+)