Thread: Now, Al Franken
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Old 07-27-2019, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by SlackerInc View Post
I can’t read the article as I am past my monthly limit, but it wouldn’t surprise me if Republicans wanted him to stay and act as a millstone around DFLers’ necks (or just don’t want to lay down the precedent that this kind of thing should be punished). I would be more impressed by a strong show of support from the DFL.
Real people don't do that, in fact they do the opposite. Just because Franken hanging around would have been delightful for Republican national strategists is not a reason a regular person would answer the poll so strategically. Real people would generally be more disposed to an opposing member resigning, not less.