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Al Franken is America's greatest living patriot.

Think Michelle Bachmann can do that? Me neither. Why does she hate America!?

By Ezra Klein  |  September 10, 2009; 1:05 PM ET
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In fifth grade I embroidered a map of the continental US, but it took longer than Franken's effort.

http://avstop.com/news2/airbus_a380.htm

Too bad FAA didn't categorize the aircraft as "awesome" rather than "super!"

Posted by: bdballard | September 10, 2009 2:47 PM | Report abuse

A quick google didn't turn up the video, but he did this on SNL in 1988 -- including the electoral vote tallies in each state -- to show how Dukakis could possibly get just enough electoral votes to win the election.

Posted by: Brian5 | September 10, 2009 4:45 PM | Report abuse

If you load up the YouTube page it has the following credit.

Senator Al Franken draws a map of all 50 states from memory during an appearance on Minnesota Public Radio's Midday at the Minnesota State Fair. Listen to the full interview with Sen. Franken here: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/columns/news_cut/archive/2009/09/usa_the_franken_way.shtml

Posted by: CorkExaminer | September 11, 2009 7:06 AM | Report abuse

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