Al Franken won’t resign, will spend time with his family ‘reflecting’

It’s an old joke in politics that any politician who resigns after public humiliation always claims he is doing so to “spend more time with his family.” Senator Al Franken is mixing that up a bit. He has been publicly humiliated and he will be spending time with family but after a few days off he plans to return to work. From the Star Tribune:

Suddenly a senator whose statewide approval rating stood at 58 percent in the last Star Tribune Minnesota Poll is facing calls to resign —...


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