Chris Pine is a Truly Horrible Co-Worker in Joss Whedon's Latest Election Video

His Character Is an Embodiment of U.S. Congress

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In the latest film to come out of Joss Whedon's "Save the Day" campaign, Chris Pine plays Leonard, perhaps the worst possible co-worker you can imagine. He's also the embodiment of the U.S. Congress, according to the spot.

After the company initially has "high hopes" for Leonard, he goes on to reveal outrageous behavior that resembles that of a toddler in his terrible twos -- insulting clients, disrupting meetings, being obnoxious/gropey to women and generally behaving like a spoiled brat. "No employee would get away with this," a message on the screen reads. "Why has Congress?" Luckily, Leonard's co-workers finally get together and use the powers of democracy to vote against him. It's a fun film with a very pertinent message.

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Nov 01, 2016
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