College newspapers - such as the NYT, LAT, WaPo and the rest - infamously featured a string of articles in which they lionized Al Franken and also "reported" that he was considering running for Senate.
Now, the MSM is starting Round 2, featuring articles describing what a Franken run would be like. Let's make fun of "reporter" Matthew Jaffe for a bit:
The NFL, Saturday Night Live and Major League Baseball might not seem like ideal breeding grounds for budding politicians, but come 2008 that could all change. With the likes of former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway, comedian Al Franken and current Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling all being mentioned as possible candidates in next year's elections, viewers of C-Span might soon be wondering if they are watching "SportsCenter" or Comedy Central instead.
Ho-ho-ho-ho-ho! No, really: ho-ho-ho-ho-ho. I haven't laughed that hard since... well, I don't know when! Jaffe is truly a card.
Barr sees Franken's background as a comedian and talk show host as both a challenge and a strength.
I don't know who this "Barr" is, but he's right: that chair throwing incident and all the rest will indeed come back to haunt the Air America host.
Posted in StuartSmalley at February 6, 2007 12:50 PM
Monitoring Air America Radio [TM] so you don't have to.