Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi on the Recount
Taibbi's whole story, "The Last Recount," is worth a read. But here are some highlights from the dude who used to rock his magic out of a bi-weekly in Buffalo.
"...Coleman is a creepy, weird-looking character, a beanpole in a suit topped with a rigid mousse helmet of politician hair, like the offspring of a mop and a game-show host."
Ouch. Well, at least Taibbi didn't bust Coleman's nuts about his super PoliGrip smile. Although he does take a beautiful jab at his wife, with a reference to her superb invention, the "Blo and Go" hair-dryer.
"Wouldn't it be something if all that flip-flopping, cross-accusations and idiotic campaign noise had its roots in Norm Coleman taking 75-large and a bunch of Neiman Marcus suits from some Iranian dude with an offshore-drilling supplier?"
But the dude seals it with his closer.
"If Franken wins the recount, as analysts think he might, he can look forward to a first term as the right wing's chief symbol of the coming Apocalypse. Which, if he plays things straight enough, might be his funniest role ever."
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