troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
YMMV: Al Franken
  • Ending Fatigue: The 2009 Minnesota Senate race against Norm Coleman. The vote was ridiculously close, and the people in charge decided to bend over backwards to make sure nobody could possibly accuse them of corruption. This involved a recount in which every single questionable ballot was both posted on the internet and debated in court. Is a ballot still valid if the voter wrote in a vote for "Lizard People"?
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Why Not Me? is about a tongue-in-cheek run for the White House; he's a Senator now...
    • And The Truth (with jokes) ends with a future letter to his grandchildren, dated 2015, detailing what happened in the since the book was published in 2005. Some of the things in the letter are obviously false (Bill Frist is the Republican nomination for president in 2008, and Karl Rove runs his campaign from prison because he punched a cop), but he also mentions a successful senate bid. Franken claims he didn't make the final decision to run for Senator until 2007.
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: when the Fox News Channel sued Franken over the Lying Liars etc. book, they didn't seem to think this was the case, but he did. They were both right.

random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
2087
36