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1 Why Not Me?: The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency  Franken, Al
038531809X / 9780385318099 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1999 Delacorte. PREVIOUS OWNER'S BOOKPLATE on half-title page; 2 BOOK SALE INKSTAMPS on 1st blank page. Very clean; pages bright; binding tight. 289pp. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'For all those who want their political humor more political--and funnier--than the usual late-night TV fare, there's Al Franken. Here's the scenario: the millennial presidential campaign is nearly upon us, and Franken (Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot) has not merely thrown his hat in the ring?he's provided the three-ring-plus circus as well. With dead-on parodies of several forms of political media (campaign diary, strategist's memo, televised debate, Sunday morning talk show, newspaper story, magazine feature, Bob Woodward expose, etc.), this book tells the story of the improbable Franken candidacy, the humorist's more improbable success and his scandalous downfall. The pandering single issue is lower ATM fees, which allows Franken to win the Democratic primary by painting front-runner Al Gore as a tool of the banking interests....'--Publishers Weekly, 1998.  
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