The best reflection of Joe Biden in film

Joe Biden is presented to the general public as a man of good breeding, intelligent, knowledgeable, and competent.  Biden's simplicity is mistaken for profoundness, his years at the Senate as proof of his experience, and his befriending of billionaires and foreign nations as nothing more than political astuteness.  Yet whenever I see, hear, and listen to Joe Biden as he attempts with great effort to be coherent, understandable, and believable, I am always reminded of the character Chauncey Gardiner from the movie Being There. In Being There, Chance introduces himself as "Chance, the gardener" and is misunderstood as having said "Chauncey Gardiner."  Chauncey can best be describe as a simple and unassuming man at peace with himself.  As the movie unfolds, we learn that Chauncey has lived all of his sheltered life inside the townhouse and walled garden of a rich recluse (perhaps he is his son).  He knows what...(Read Full Post)
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