Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Manure with gift wrap

Despite 4-5 days of rapturous coverage in the Twin Cities media, including a full-page photo in the Sunday Pioneer Press and lead stories at least 3 times on the 10 p.m. news, Al Franken is still a steaming pile. Senator Steaming Pile, perhaps, but still a steaming pile.

6 comments:

W.B. Picklesworth said...

And so he is destined to be to the end of his ill-begotten term. But you know what? If this was the price we had to pay in order to fix the system to root out the inadequate procedures and potential frauds, then it might be worth it. Unfortunately, however, I think the people in power view those as features, not bugs.

Mark Heuring said...

Unfortunately, however, I think the people in power view those as features, not bugs.

Yep. Hence the hosannas about "how the system worked" and whatnot.

my name is Amanda said...

I see we're taking the high road with this one!

Mark Heuring said...

Amanda,

LOL! Hey, a fella gets to emote a little sometimes.

Gino said...

what amazes me is how the democrats could have nominated the low character jerk.
i know damn well there are better people than him in that party over there.

Anonymous said...

taking the high road

Well, we can't all be Denny Green, I guess.