Since we have Al Franken, a former comedian, running for office it wouldn't be that surprising to have another celebrity running against him. Although it's totally ridiculous, we give this newsroom employee a high-five for making our day with their confusion.
The Overheard in the Newsroom blog posted the following from another newsroom employee:
"It's Al Franken and what's the other guy's name... Gary Coleman?"Exactly. Publish that ASAP before some one tells you otherwise.