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Franken is a REAL JOKE, Whines and Cries over loss to Coleman!

 I pulled this off a Yahoo site and as I was reading it I thought to myself, this guy is a piece of work. He employs various “questionable” (ACORN) vote registrars, has God only knows who register at the polls on election day (if that isn’t a system that invites vote fraud I don’t know what would be) and he has the AUDACITY to Hope that a recount would enhance his totals to win.

He was a second rate comic in my opinion, followed by a failure on Air America and I can’t help but wonder WHY the good people of Minnesota would chose a loser like him (Franken) over Norm Coleman! Go Figure!

I hope he whines and cries and ultimately ends up losing with a greater spread between Coleman and himself.




Norm Coleman will be certified the winner of the contest for Minnesota’s Senate seat by the state Canvassing Board today. Yesterday the Franken campaign asked the board not to certify the result until certain rejected absentee ballots are included in the final count. The board rejected the Franken campaign’s motion to include the rejected absentee ballots or to delay certification.

What was the thinking of the Franken campaign in bringing its motion to prevent certification of the result? The Franken campaign apparently wants to reduce the risk that any Minnesota newspaper will run a headline reporting that Senator Coleman won the election.

Coleman’s margin of victory over Franken in the certification is expected to increase today by nine votes, from 206 to 215 votes. The Star Tribune reports that the nine additional votes derive from “a post-election audit conducted in a sampling of about 200 precincts to check the accuracy of voting machines.”

There has as yet been no full accounting for the previous adjustments that resulted in the shrinking of Senator Coleman’s margin from 725 votes on the morning of November 5 to the 206 votes that preceded any final adjustment. Some day perhaps the Minnesota media will get around to taking a look in the interest of a fullly informed citizenry. Given Senator Coleman’s narrow margin of victory, the result certified today will be subject to a mandatory recount. The recount begins tomorrow and will last for three weeks. The Secretary of State’s office has established a page with recount information here.

November 26, 2008 Posted by | Uncategorized | 4 Comments