July 1, 2009

Media Matters has put together a nice pastiche of all the Fox talkers and other assorted right-wing pundits writhing in agony and rolling on the ground holding their heads at the very thought of Senator Al Franken assuming office. It's really something to behold.

Besides the Fox crew, headed up by Brian Kilmeade and Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity waxing wroth over Franken's victory, you also had Limbaugh calling him "a genuine lunatic" (no doubt for having penned Rush Limbaugh Is A Big Fat Idiot). Jim Quinn chimed in that he thought the election was stolen. Mike Barnicle on Morning Joe thought it was "kind of a surprise" that Franken "behaved like a responsible adult".

And Bill O'Reilly -- who has, em, a bit of a history with Franken -- has been on vacation all week, so we haven't heard yet from the Hot-Tempered One. We can hardly wait.

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