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18 Dec 2009 22:06


Politics: Al Franken’s smackdown of Joe Lieberman: Actually rather modest

  • There have, of course been famous exceptions. Dick Cheney, who as vice president was also president of the Senate, told Patrick Leahy to (#&! himself, which qualifies as a breach of comity, to say nothing of biology.
  • Slate columnist John Dickerson • Regarding the state of decorum, which Sen. Al Franken famously broke last night when it came to Sen. Joe Lieberman. But it’s by no means the only time it’s happened, nor the harshest. Now if Al Franken said this, it’d be the greatest thing in the history of ever. source