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.

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)