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Monday, June 9, 2008

What good is Al Franken if jokes are off the record

He's really not even all that funny to begin with now his jokes are off the record as he runs for the Seante in Minnesota....ironically the fact that his canpaign IS a joke unto itself seems to be lost on his supporters. From Reuters

:....observers say it is Franken's record that could complicate his prospects in the November election....Even in a state that once elected former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura as governor, the author of "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right" must convince voters that he is serious, analysts say...."If you're the challenger, you only win by putting the incumbent in the spotlight. Well, for the past two months, Al Franken's been in the spotlight," Carleton College political science professor Steven Schier said....Franken secured the Democratic endorsement over the weekend after courting each of the 1,400 delegates that attended the convention. He had raised $9.4 million for his bid by the end of March, more than the $8.7 million raised by Coleman
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