Just when you thought Congress was getting too dour and fatalistic, Joe Biden waltzes in and tells an incoming Senator, “spread your legs, you’re gonna be frisked.” Yesterday, at a swearing-in session in the stately Old Senate Chamber, the Veep managed to make the newbies both at ease and extremely uncomfortable, in a way only Biden can. Highlights include Eskimo kisses with a 90 year-old and telling a kid he “married up.” [TPM]
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