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Music Man

(1,184 posts)
Sat Nov 12, 2022, 09:38 PM Nov 2022

I'm not sure who the best politician of my lifetime is, but the most underrated is Joe Biden. [View all]

Because he's old and prone to misspeaking, Biden is often counted out or dismissed. Long considered a straight shooter and nice guy, but not effectual.

He was in the Senate for a third of a century, was the center of crucial legislation, vice president to a game-changing president, and now possibly the modern savior of democracy. Defeating Donald Trump, and regardless of what the final results are in this midterm, making history this year. These things don't happen by accident.

He has quiet strength, concerned about making the right decision and being decent rather than being flashy. Time after time, he gets up, dusts himself off, and gets to work.

He is an inspiration, and a good example of why one's impressions of a person are not always accurate. Here's to Joe Biden, for quietly proving people wrong time after time.

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Biden stayed cool, like Obama, no matter what was thrown at him Demovictory9 Nov 2022 #1
Yeah, remember the CROWD WENT WILD in PA? Rock star welcome!! TigressDem Nov 2022 #34
Underestimated from day one Xipe Totec Nov 2022 #2
He's been incredible and what the country desperately needs. onecaliberal Nov 2022 #3
+++++ agree. iluvtennis Nov 2022 #17
Even before he decided to run, I thought he was the only one who could win and do the job. Irish_Dem Nov 2022 #4
+1; He had all the qualities to get the votes. Tetrachloride Nov 2022 #12
He was a known quantity, had the experience, maturity, was calm, stable. Irish_Dem Nov 2022 #15
I love Joe Biden, one of our great Presidents. Joinfortmill Nov 2022 #5
Teflon Joe! In It to Win It Nov 2022 #6
Prone to misspeaking? No, I don't find that at all. brush Nov 2022 #7
Not saying I don't love the guy, Music Man Nov 2022 #9
Do you actually listen to Biden when he speaks? brush Nov 2022 #11
THIS. NoMoreRepugs Nov 2022 #13
I was a stutterer in my younger days as well. Mr.Bill Nov 2022 #20
Amen LetMyPeopleVote Nov 2022 #8
Damn straight. MatthewG. Nov 2022 #10
God bless President Biden! calimary Nov 2022 #14
I have to agree. Gore1FL Nov 2022 #16
Ready to Joe! TomDaisy Nov 2022 #18
History will give him his due as a top five president. It takes a few years, but he is there. HardPort Nov 2022 #19
Best 2nd year president in my lifetime kimbutgar Nov 2022 #21
agree republianmushroom Nov 2022 #22
He always brought his A game even in the early Senate years bucolic_frolic Nov 2022 #23
That is why I told my family in 2018 that a Biden/Harris BigmanPigman Nov 2022 #24
It is a shame that voters markodochartaigh Nov 2022 #25
I'm 74 and he is, by far, the most effective for the people in my lifetime. Greybnk48 Nov 2022 #26
Thank you for this. In a crowded field, I hesitated only bcs of his age, but he had me at: "soul" Hekate Nov 2022 #27
I agree. History will be good to him. texasfiddler Nov 2022 #28
"Proving people wrong time after time" PatSeg Nov 2022 #29
AGREE! Samrob Nov 2022 #30
100 Recs for JOE BIDEN!!!!!!!!! flamingdem Nov 2022 #31
I proudly stood for Joe at the 2020 Iowa caucus. Itchinjim Nov 2022 #32
Jimmy Carter was also underrated. TigressDem Nov 2022 #33
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