Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Al Franken For Senate

I can't tell whether this is a joke or not, but it would appear that Al Franken has announced that he is going to run for the US Senate in Minnesota.

Al Franken has that same sort of holier-than-thou liberal BS personality that Keith Olbermann has, and I therefore hate him.

Oh look, here's the video of his announcement:

My God. I'm watching this video right now and he just keeps going, with no coherent point and no comedy. With Al Franken you can at least usually expect a couple of jokes, but no. So far it's just some down home story about his humble origins.

Anyone want to hear a moronic, nonsensical analogy? Okay:

Conservatives like to say that people need to pull themselves up by their bootstraps – and that’s a great idea. But first, you’ve got to have the boots. And the government gave my wife’s family the boots.

That’s what progressives like me believe the government is there for. To provide security for middle-class families like the one I grew up in, and opportunity for working poor families like the one Franni grew up in.
Summing up the video for you: I'm a communist and the government needs to go back to the good ol' days of LBJ when the government would pay you to be poor.

*** Update, 9:37 pm ***

Fox News has the good news on Franken's Senate run:
Senator Al Franken? Could be, as the comedian and left leaning political commentator Al Franken ended a three-year gig as a radio host by announcing on Wednesday he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Minnesota Republican Norm Coleman.
Not that anyone listened to him, but now we don't have to worry about some poor child accidentally flipping to Air America and literally dying from boredom.