Politics as Professional Wrestling Redux

Can we dub this the "Frankensteiner?"franken.jpg

Wise-cracking funnyman Al Franken yesterday body-slammed a demonstrator to the ground after the man tried to shout down

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Gov. Howard Dean...

"I got down low and took his legs out," said Franken afterwards...

The trouble started when several supporters of fringe presidential candidate Lyndon Larouche began shouting accusations at Dean. Franken emerged from the crowd and charged one male protester, grabbing him with a bear hug from behind and slamming him onto the floor.

"I was a wrestler so I used a wrestling move," Franken said.

[Hat tip goes to Gene Healy]

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