Bruce Springsteen has narrated a new commercial for Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. You can watch it below.
Footage of Scranton, Pa. (where Biden grew up) and of Biden, there, is shown as Springsteen says:
Scranton, Pa. Here success isn’t handed down. It’s forged with sweat, grit and determination. This is his hometown. In Scranton, good times aren’t promised. But here, and in towns across America, times are harder than they ought to be. Lives on pause. Dreams on hold. Futures in doubt. He’s running to change that. To give working people the shot they deserve. An honest living for honest work. And a little peace of mind at the end of the day. Because this place stays with him. These streets are part of him. This is more than where he’s from. It’s who he’s for.
The music of Springsteen’s 1984 hit “My Hometown” is heard as he is talking, and a bit of him singing is used at the end of the video.
Springsteen previously let the music of his “Streets of Philadelphia” be used for a pro-Biden, anti-Trump video (though it is not, as the Scranton video is, an official campaign video). You can watch it below, as well.
Pennsylvania, of course, is seen as a state crucial to win by both Biden’s and President Trump’s campaigns. Election Day is Nov. 3.
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