1,000 Words: Joe Biden’s hands

This is rather begging for a caption contest. Joe Biden swore in the new secretary of defense today, then whispered sweet somethings into Ashton Carter’s wife’s ear.

AP Photo/Evan Vucci.

Come to think of it, this one begs for a caption contest, too.

Joe Biden,  Stephanie Carter

The vice president’s office declined to comment about the vice president’s whisper.

We’ve seen this before. 2012, for example.

Vice President Joe Biden's talks to customers during a stop at Cruisers Diner, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in Seaman, Ohio.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)