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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #2)

Mon Jul 27, 2020, 04:45 PM

8. He IS interested in elective office again, but is very down on the Senate

He is less than thrilled about serving again with his fellow Democratic Senators who fell en masse like a ton of bricks for Roger Stone's obvious scam. And don't even START asking Franni about that--if Al is slightly bitter, Franni is still furious at them. Two of them acted in the most cynical fashion. They were at the forefront of urging him to resign at a time when Al was under discussion as a possible presidential candidate this year. He really wasn't interested, but they never bothered to ask him that, and saw him as a formidable rival. They then declared, themselves, after he was out of the way.

I don't blame him for being of two minds there. His bitterness about being thrown under the bus for a made-up scam runs deep. He would like to serve again in some capacity, but the Senate is not high on his wish list. Of the 33 Democratic Senators who trashed him publicly, eight--count 'em, all of eight-- have apologized to him in private, and NONE of them have had the guts to apologize publicly.

Leaving it all aside for a second to ring in 2020:

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