Joe Biden Sometimes Ends Calls With Hillary Clinton by Saying ‘I Love You, Darling’

US Vice President Joe Biden points to the crowd alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as US President Barack Obama welcomes South Korean President Lee Myung-bak during a State Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 13, 2011. Obama hosts his South Korean counterpart for a full day of official State ceremonies, including a State Dinner. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images) Photo: SAUL LOEB/2011 AFP

That's the most interesting thing we learned from today's New York Times piece on the vice-president and former secretary of State's working relationship, longstanding friendship, and possible upcoming battle to become the Democrats' presidential nominee. While the story says that "Mr. Biden does not express resentment about the attention Mrs. Clinton receives," we can't help but worry about the effect 2016 speculation is having on their chats.