Sure, other Democrats are bound to toss their hats in the ring to try to ride the current Democratic wave to D.C., but wouldn’t Franken be a real breath of fresh air? Not a traditional politician but a person passionate about issues and politics. And that’s — OK!
We’ve had an actor in the White House and one in the governor’s office of California. Why not a guy with a wicked sense of humor in the Senate?
I bet Trent Lott and his pals would really watch what they say in front of “Senator Franken” — after all, who knows what ties he still has to Saturday Night Live?