Via the Daily Caller, The Hill‘s White House Correspondent Amie Parnes gets a personal holiday greeting from Vice President Joe Biden:

For most people’s tastes he’s grazing way too close to the vicinity of her abdomen. And watch her reaction. Is it shock, awe, utter disbelief? Whatever the expression, she appeared to roll with it with her hands firmly in control of his at least until the shot was over.

A picture is worth 1,000 words: Joe Bidens awkward holiday cheer

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Parnes is no stranger to the vice president’s intimate nature, and Biden’s party picture is reminiscent of another awkward Joe moment: