WASHINGTON, D.C. — Minnesota’s Senate race may still be dragging on, but according to a certain book in Washington, it was over before it even began.
Politico’s gossip guru reports that Senate hopeful Al Franken put his prediction of a Democratic victory on paper a few months before the election.
The “paper” in question happened to be a facebook (a collection of lawmaker’s autographs) in a popular restaurant on Capitol Hill. Politico reveals that the former entertainer signed his name on top of the signature of his Republican challenger, former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman, with the headline “CNN DECLARES FRANKEN.”
He even predicted a winning margin, which proved way too generous, given the months of recount proceedings.