Former Vice President Joe Biden met his Golden Retriever counterpart today, and it was an extremely perfect moment in our otherwise dire world.

This is Biden, a four-month-old pup.

i’m lucky mom still buys me treats

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And this is also Biden, a 74-year-old human (on the right).

Joe Biden The Human Snugged Biden The Pup & Both Parties Were Stoked

And today, the two did meet.

Doggo Biden’s human owner Sydney told BuzzFeed News that she took the pup to Capitol Hill – where human Biden was due to give a speech – with the sole purpose of meeting his namesake.

“As soon as he saw the dog during the actual speech, he pointed at the dog, tapped his friend and then started like cracking up. Right towards the end, I, like, kind of signalled him, and he, like, gave me a wink to come over,” she said.

Joe Biden, winking. At a puppy.

Joe Biden The Human Snugged Biden The Pup & Both Parties Were Stoked

“As soon as I told him his name was Biden, he started kissing the dog, which is like exactly what I expected Biden would do. As soon as I told him, his face lit up.”

LOOK HOW STOKED HE IS. 

@vp44

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That is a blessed pupper / human connection. 

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Sometimes, there is just too much beauty in this world.

Photo: Biden the Golden / Instagram.