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Sunday, 19 March 2017 08:55

Sunday WashPost Puff Piece Champions Al Franken as 'Perfect Senator' and 'Breakout Political Star'

Written by  Tim Graham

To underline how The Washington Post is a Democratic Party newspaper, the Sunday edition has a front-page puff piece on Sen. Al Franken. “Franken takes a judicious approach,” reads the newspaper headline.

Online, the love is more palpable: “Al Franken may be the perfect senator for the Trump era — a deadly serious funnyman.”

Post reporter Karen Tumulty relates how the former comedian is now super-serious, as he obsesses over “torrefaction” and “loan guarantees for Native American reservations," and then the theme arrives:

At the dawn of a presidency that stretches the limits of late-night parody, and at a moment when an out-of-power Democratic Party is trying to find its voice, the former comedian and satirist may be having a breakout moment as a political star.

Of course, she had to employ an old Franken Saturday Night Live character (Stuart Smalley) to keep the story light:

The Minnesota senator spent the last eight years proving that he’s good enough, smart enough, and doggone it, people like him. (Don’t groan. Reporters who write about him should be allowed the indulgence of using at least one of his signature lines from SNL.)

Tumulty is not the first journalist to look to Al Franken as their reassuring port in a political storm.

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"Begin as you mean to go" must be Franken's motto. First stealing his Senate seat through voter fraud was the perfect indicator of how he would proceed. He's the perfect corrupt Dumbocrap!

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Yeah Franken is funny. Like a chimp on a tricycle. Franken is a cross-eyed, drooling retard.

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(Updated: March 19, 2017)

Franken and the democrats stole the election from Norm Coleman in 2006. Coleman was leading and declared the victor at days end. The next morning some 300+ ballots were 'found' is an election officials car trunk which put Franken on top. HE IS A FRAUD!! Washington Post, it his high time you fact check crap before you publish this crap!!

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In a way they are right.Many in the this criminal cabal called Democrat party are clowns,jokers,Liars,perverts,Muslims terrorists and seniles so Franken fits in perfect.Makes for a DEMOCRAT/COMMUNIST cabal of abnormals

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Nothing says that goodly portion of Americans are NUTS than thinking Franken is a "breakout political star". I saw a fake political ad with Franken and Steine together........aside from the pun, could you imagine that insanity??

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boooooooooo get him out of office period.

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Franken stunk as a comedian and he stinks as a Senator.

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Minnesota, what were you thinking??!! Of course, he cheated big time to even get elected.

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Run this liberal Ahole for Pres in 2020 and watch him implode with his stupidity. Perfect nothing is what he is,a damn liberal big mouthed mass of nothing but paid liberal lies. He couldn't scoop horse crap with out some advice from Princess poo poo or teardrop Schumer.

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Al Franken is a typical lying, left-wing POS who stole his election several years ago with phony absentee ballots that were certified by a lying, left-wing POS judge.

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