In Defense of Al Franken

In the Franken/Coleman recount in Minnesota, Republicans are mocking the fact that the Franken campaign is disputing a ballot. Here’s the picture of the ballot that Republicans are showing:


Not that I want to defend Franken, but some Republicans aren’t being entirely honest. What you’re not being shown is the rest of the ballot, which proves that Franken is right to dispute it being counted as a vote for Coleman:


There. I never want to be called “blindly partisan” again.

Author: Doug Powers

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