Elected official vs appointed life time judge. Distasteful joke vs assaultive actions. Let’s just put kavanaugh’s appointment up to a vote of the people in November. Not the senate.
Franken wasn't accused of attempted rape. He was accused of groping during photo ops. Had he had due process and an opportunity to accept responsibility for his in appropriate actions, he would not have been a liability. I don't think ejecting him strengthened our position-especially given we'd like to have due process in this case for Dr. Ford.
Yeah, sure, right, we should just keep letting the nuts control the narrative. No Franken didn’t do anything but make a stupid, juvenile joke. He’s a comedian, remember? I’m sure he does stupid stuff all the time to make people laugh. Most conservatives I know can’t even tell when I’m being sarcastic. I have to explain it to them. They don’t get it.
I don't know. I think Franken was an honest politician. Don't see those 2 words together very often now! He was sincere.
We miss Frankin he was a good guy and told the truth. None of the GOP are able to do that, including Kavanaugh.
I agree- I adhere to the policy that to avoid blatant hypocrisy, you have to not only avoid impropriety, but the appearance of impropriety.
Franken was set up by Republican thugs. Kavanaugh IS a Republican thug. RIDICULOUS comparison!
Such bullshit. Time to get Al back in politics. He took the fall for NOTHING>
Sorry. We need Senator Franken.
I agree! There’s something to be said about this. For Franklin to step down after objective scrutiny from his own party was what Nixon did when he resigned after scrutiny from his own party. Too bad the Republican Party of that time isn’t the one we got today?
Franken wasn't accused of RAPE - he was accused of touching a woman 'bareback'..???? BRING BACK FRANK.
The Repugnants think that telling the truth is stupid.
I miss him. . . alot. An honest hard-working man.
Sad but true, unfortunately. :(
There were photos of Al Frankenstein assaulting a sleeping woman. We don’t have that with Kavanaugh. Just a 30 year old allegation from an unstable woman with close ties to the Democratic Party, who needs a therapist to get through her daily life. If she wants to be taken seriously, she should tell her side of the story to the senate on Monday.
Comparing Franken to Kavanaugh is not even close. One committed a distasteful joke with no personal harm done, and the other may be a rapist. One was an elected official. (One of many whose reputations were common knowledge and elected anyway, and could lose in the next election.) and the other a potentially appointed SCJ for life.
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