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Author: Al Franken
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004.
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Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Al Franken
ISBN: 0786262095 9780786262090
OCLC Number: 53840132
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 631 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: A note from the author --
Introduction --
1. Hummus --
2. Ann Coulter : nutcase --
3. You know who I don't like? Ann Coulter --
4. Liberals who hate America --
5. Loving America the Al Franken way --
6. I bitch-slap Bernie Goldberg --
7. The 2000 Presidential Election : how it disproved the hypothetical liberal media paradigm matrix --
8. Conclusion : a lesson learned --
9. Five get-rich quick tips the Wall Street fat cats don't want you to know --
10. Chapter for american book / by Kharap Juta --
11. I'm funnier than Kharap Juta --
12. The chapter on Fox --
13. Bill O'Reilly : lying, splotchy bully --
14. Hannity anc Colmes --
15. The Blame-America's-Ex-President-First Crowd --
16. Operation ignore --
17. Our national dialogue on terrorism --
18. Humor in uniform --
19. Who created the tone? --
20. Did the tone change? --
21. Why did anyone think it would change? --
22. I grow discouraged about the tone --
23. I'm prudenized --
24. Paul Gigot is unable to defend an incredibly stupid Wall Street Journal editorial --
25. "This was not a memorial to Paul Wellstone" : a case study in right-wing lies --
26. I attend the White House correspondents dinner and annoy Karl Rove, Richard Perle, Paul Wolfowitz, and the entire Fox News team --
27. The lying years --
28. Bush can't lose with Clinton's military --
29. Operation Chickenhawk : episode one --
30. Fun with racism --
31. I'm a bad liar --
32. Thank God for Jerry Falwell --
33. Abstinence heroes --
34. Abstinence heroes II --
35. "By far the vast majority of my tax cuts go to those on the bottom" --
36. The waitress and the lawyer : a one-act play --
37. The Gospel of Supply Side Jesus --
38. I challenge Rich Lowry to a fight --
39. Vast lagoons of pig feces : the Bush environmental record --
40. I meet former First Lady Barbara Bush and it doesn't go well --
41. My personal search for weapons of mass destruction --
42. The No Child Left Behind standardized test --
43. What is a lie? --
Sources and notes --
Meet TeamFranken --
Acknowledgments --
Endnotes.
Responsibility: Al Franken.

Abstract:

Satirist Al Franken examines the political right, and uses their own words against them, taking on the pundits, the politicians, and the issues.

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