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Strange Bedfellows: Al Franken Takes Rand Paul Under His Tutelage
Mediaite ^ | January 22, 2011 | Alex Alvarez

Posted on 01/22/2011 9:46:50 PM PST by RobinMasters

It would appear that a rather unexpected friendship has bloomed in our nation’s capital: Sen. Al Franken, a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, has found something of a kindred spirit in Kentucky’s Rand Paul, the freshman senator who has plans to form a Senate Tea Party Caucus.

The two men get along so well, in fact, that Paul has asked Franken to act as his Democratic mentor. Franken spoke to Politico about the first time the two spoke:

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: alfranken; kentucky; minnesota; randpaul; ronpaul

1 posted on 01/22/2011 9:46:52 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Confusing to say the least.


2 posted on 01/22/2011 9:47:04 PM PST by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Is this one of those “keep your enemies closer” kind of things?


3 posted on 01/22/2011 9:49:16 PM PST by vpintheak (Democrats: Robbing humans of their dignity 1 law at a time)
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To: RobinMasters

Filed under...told you so....

Paul hung around with Adam Kokesh for christ sake...


4 posted on 01/22/2011 9:51:08 PM PST by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompetence..)
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To: RobinMasters

Olbermann to Fox, Rand hanging out with Franken.

My head hurts.


5 posted on 01/22/2011 9:53:38 PM PST by Free Vulcan (The cult of Islam must be eradicated by any means necessary.)
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To: RobinMasters
Franken does kind of look like Aqua Budda. How did they scrub web of all those SNL skits of him dressed as Hari Krishna?
6 posted on 01/22/2011 9:57:08 PM PST by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: RobinMasters

Not worried yet. However WILL be worried if Paul and Franken start an “Aqua Buddha Caucus”.


7 posted on 01/22/2011 9:57:34 PM PST by montag813 (http://www.facebook.com/StandWithArizona)
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To: RobinMasters

The very idea of Al Franken as a US Senator still makes me wanna barf...


8 posted on 01/22/2011 10:03:53 PM PST by bigbob
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To: RobinMasters

and...what the hell does Paul or anyone need a “Democrat mentor” for?? Lessons on how to steal ballots? Cloward-Piven 101? Tips on trampling on the Constitution?

What crap. Rand Paul needs to do what he was elected to do not pal around with Steward Smalley.


9 posted on 01/22/2011 10:06:45 PM PST by bigbob
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To: RobinMasters

Antonin Scalia is good friends with Ruth Bader Ginsberg. People are funny that way.


10 posted on 01/22/2011 10:09:19 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: RobinMasters

More Dirty City incest.
Hatch and Kennedy were a-hole buddies, too.


11 posted on 01/22/2011 10:12:17 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: RobinMasters
It appears that the apple does not fall far from the tree.

“Dr. Paul”: Dennis the Menace for VP.

Rand (New hero): Uber LIBERAL for mentor.

I guess we all should not be real surprised. Since all names mentioned above ARE LIBERALS!

12 posted on 01/22/2011 10:18:33 PM PST by Mtner77
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To: RobinMasters

Boy didn’t take long for that gyro to bust loose.
I hope it’s a trick.


13 posted on 01/22/2011 10:51:36 PM PST by Doob ("My mass x my velocity = your A**" - Early Cuyler)
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To: RobinMasters

Maybe Franken invited him as his sitting-buddy next week? If they do this thing next week I’m going to be sooooo pissed.


14 posted on 01/22/2011 10:56:43 PM PST by bronxville
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To: RobinMasters

That’s what Bill Brennan did for Harry Blackmun. Next thing you know, we had Roe v. Wade.


15 posted on 01/22/2011 11:03:28 PM PST by Defiant (There is no line on the march towards marxism that Democrats won't cross. Democrat=CPUSA)
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To: RobinMasters

Proof that the world will soon end!


16 posted on 01/22/2011 11:03:44 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: RobinMasters
Business and friends don't mix especially when it comes to the peoples business.
17 posted on 01/22/2011 11:06:25 PM PST by taxtruth (Don't end the fed,jail the fed!)
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To: RobinMasters

Some people never learn


18 posted on 01/22/2011 11:18:02 PM PST by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: Crim

Yep, only a RINO would choose to hang with a guy who stole his Senate seat and helped provide the margin for Obama care. But why should anyone be shocked that a guy who ran to be on MS-NBC the morning after winning the GOP primary would be like that.


19 posted on 01/23/2011 12:08:07 AM PST by JLS (Democrats: People who won't even let you enjoy an unseasonably warm winter day.)
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To: RobinMasters

Extreme birds of a feather; flock together? Where Right and Left meet. . .in the corners of our universe?


20 posted on 01/23/2011 12:13:15 AM PST by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . . .Obama, not made in the USA either.. .)
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To: RobinMasters
HEY!

RAND, BABY!

Don't you realize you are buddying up to an asscl....

. . . . ..oh, nevermind.

21 posted on 01/23/2011 12:34:30 AM PST by skeptoid (The road to serfdom is being paved by RINOs, and Lisa Murkowski is their mascot.)
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To: RobinMasters

Maybe Rand Paul can get Al Franken to read F.A. Hayek and thereby convert him to sanity.


22 posted on 01/23/2011 1:20:38 AM PST by devere
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“Maybe Rand Paul can get Al Franken to read F.A. Hayek and thereby convert him to sanity.”

Maybe, if Franken doesn’t already know we’re on the road to serfdom and figures he’s gonna live in the manor house.


23 posted on 01/23/2011 3:35:37 AM PST by RoadTest (Religion is no substitute for the relationship God wants with you.)
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To: RobinMasters
Rand is trying to evaluate the criminal democratic mindset.
24 posted on 01/23/2011 4:58:53 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Crim
Not really. Every freshman Senator gets one GOP and one democratic mentor. Any newly-elected Republican to the U.S. Senate you can name has a "mentor" that is a Democrat.
25 posted on 01/23/2011 4:09:29 PM PST by speciallybland
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; ...

Thanks RobinMasters.


26 posted on 02/01/2011 5:09:57 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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