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Being There (1979): a discussion of film, literature & the NWO

from the Corbett Report

Julian Charles of joins James Corbett to discuss Being There, the 1979 film by director Hal Ashby that follows the story of Chance the Gardener, a simple man with no experience of the outside world who is suddenly thrust onto the national political stage. Despite his complete lack of knowledge and experience (or precisely because of it) the powers behind the scenes float him as a potential candidate for next president of the United States.

So is this a reflection of political reality, or broad satire? What does the movie tell us about the way modern media shapes the political landscape?


  1. Under these times, Tubularsock would vote for Chance in a heart beat! He actually makes more sense than any other candidate EVER!

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