It only drug on for eight (long) months, but the results are finally in and Al Franken is now the junior Senator from Minnesota.
This is the first time in history we have elected a professional comedian to the US Senate. Which begs the question … just what actor will they use to parody him on Saturday Night Live? Would it be acceptable for a politician to appear on SNL and parody himself? (Although some people think that Sarah Palin already did that, albeit unintentionally.)
When Dubya left office, comedians no longer had his “Bushisms” to make fun of. Will they fill this void with making fun of Franken? I think the answer is a resounding yes:
Personally, I think Al Franken is Solid Gold.