Al Franken is GOP's public enemy #1
Here are some excerpts of what the far right is saying about Al Franken's victory and another endless string of losses for the GOP. From Franken emerges as GOP Public Enemy No. 1.
"I don’t know if we’ve ever had an opponent who is so disliked by Republicans as Al Franken. It’s one thing to lose to an honorable opponent, but Al Franken is not considered an honorable opponent by Minnesota Republicans."
-Minnesota Republican Party Chair Ron Carey
"It’s going to be hard for Franken to be very effective with any Republicans, in terms of having any credibility with us, just because he’s been so nasty in the past."
-Marty Seifert, Republican leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives
"I think it’s impossible to overstate the hostility Minnesota Republicans feel toward Al Franken"
-Carleton College political scientist Steven Schier
"Franken won’t quit [the Senate race] because he doesn’t know how to get a real job... He’s a pathetic figure"