This is why Al Franken wanted to be senator - not to lead, legislate, or set an example, but to act out the fantasies he had when he was just another rage-filled liberal spitting hateful invective into the microphone:
Five years after he put his money behind the Swift Boat ads that helped tank John Kerry’s presidential campaign, Senate Democrats gave T. Boone Pickens a warm welcome at their weekly policy lunch Thursday.
Or at least most of them did.
According to a source, the wealthy oil and gas magnate and author of “The First Billion Is the Hardest” stepped up to introduce himself to Franken in a room just off the Senate Floor after the lunch ended
Franken, who was seated talking to someone else, did not stand when Pickens said hello. Instead, Franken began to berate him about the billionaire’s financing of the Swift Boat ads in 2004.
According to a source, the confrontation grew heated.
Said Franken spokeswoman Jess McIntosh: “It was a lively conversation.”
Can't you see the smirk on McIntosh's face?
Maybe someone ought to instuct Franken on protocol, about being polite to guests, about frothing and screaming at people for imagined offenses almost six years old. Maybe some senior Democrat ought to take him on the side and explain to him what his responsibilities are - to the Senate, the people of Minnesota, and to all of America.
Or maybe not. Franken is a complete and total assclown, his amatuer incompetence will certainly not strengthen the Democrats - their numbers, perhaps, but not their moral argument, which is currently what America is not buying.
Maybe we can introduce Senator Assclown to George W. Bush ? I am sure the nation would be quite proud of how the Capitol's newest Democrat comports himself...