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  •  Schweitzer can step right up to the plate (2+ / 0-)
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    Al Franken can't afford to turn himself into a joke, an entertainer, etc.

    "You can die for Freedom, you just can't exercise it"

    by shmuelman on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 10:26:49 AM PDT

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    •  You're right. I've come to this realization. (0+ / 0-)

      Franken needs to keep his powder dry.

      He has to "pay his dues".

      But to be clear, I didn't mean I wanted Al Franken to become an entertainer or a "joke". What I mean is since irony and humor can be very effective in politics, especially in the current media environment, I hope Al Franken can, some day, use his talents as a humorist and a communicator to help the liberal/progressive agenda.

      •  Yeah, I agreed with your comment. Al is an easy (0+ / 0-)

        target and he has to be a "serious person," especially considering just how close his race was with Coleman.

        "You can die for Freedom, you just can't exercise it"

        by shmuelman on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 05:15:54 PM PDT

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