AlFranken

Fortunately, Trump has telegraphed one of his tactical options to remain in power. x For nearly 90 years, the Constitution has contained a built-in safeguard against presidents who try to retain power beyond the end of their term: presidential power automatically passes to the House Speaker at noon on January...

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  • July 31, 2020

Arsonist as firefighter. x Now T's winding up to do the main thing he's here for, his focus for 3 days: to re-define 100K deaths as an amazing accomplishment he shd be praised for. And in the process, to paper over him calling it a hoax, the flu etc—& brand...

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  • April 3, 2020

I’m actually happy that he’s back: x Susan Collins says she’ll acquit because “he learned his lesson.” The only lesson Trump learned is that Susan Collins & the GOP will let him get away with anything. #ImpeachmentTrial— Al Franken (@alfranken) February 5, 2020 While I do miss Franken in the...

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  • February 6, 2020

On Thursday, Old-Age Mutant Cringey Turtle Mitch McConnell took to the Senate floor to whine about Democrats’ supposed deep dive into partisanship: “Let's be clear: the House's vote yesterday was not some neutral judgment. … It was the predetermined end of a partisan crusade,” McConnell mewled. That brought a strong —...

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  • December 21, 2019