The Truth: Joe Biden, the Son of a Used-Car Salesman
Biden, who has been known to exaggerate his own history for political reasons, told union mine workers in Castlewood, Virginia during the 2008 presidential campaign he was one of them. “I hope you won’t hold it against me, but I am a hard-coal miner, anthracite coal, Scranton, Pennsylvania,” he said.
A Song, Joe Biden Says Is Based On His Grandfather From Scranton, Pennsylvania
“My Granddaddy was a miner…”