“I’m a faucet that can’t turn off!” said MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who told her audience she’d already gone through half a box of Kleenex, so overjoyed she was.

And it wasn’t just openly liberal pundits slavering over Biden.

“America’s happy ending,” said John Dickerson, CBS news reporter and “60 Minutes” correspondent.

“Papa-in-chief,” said Byron Pitts at ABC News.

Al Roker got a fist-bump. The next morning on “Today,” Savannah and Hoda and Jenna Bush Hager were as giddy as newlyweds.