The Case for Al Franken as Hillary Clinton’s Veep Choice (This Is Not a Joke)

Posted on March 29, 2016

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By Bill Scher, Politico This is not a joke. Senator Al Franken should be the Democratic Party’s choice for vice president. If I had said that 10 years ago, or even six months ago, the notion would have been preposterous: a former Saturday Night Live writer, perhaps best known as the mock self-help guru Stuart Smalley, Franken became synonymous with left-wing bombast thanks to his best-selling book Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot. He took the presidency itself as a joke, writing a satirical campaign memoir, Why Not Me, in which Franken wins the White House on a platform of eliminating ATM fees, only to be quickly chased out by the “Joint Congressional Committee on the President’s Mood Swings.” But for a 2016 presidential race that’s already stranger than fiction, his party truly needs someone like Franken if it’s going to win the presidency. Read the full story at Politico Magazine

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