Return of the Franken

Because I do not effectively care for myself, I often read about politics on Twitter, and this morning my feed was filled with another round of the Al Franken scandal – that is, the scandal of Al Franken not being as powerful as he and his supporters would like him to be. Supposedly, the villain of this scandal is Kirsten Gillibrand, who said that he should resign because the things he did were bad. Not since Mary Wollstonecraft’s daughter smeared the name of a good doctor has a Franken been laid so low by a prominent feminist.

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