There are some people Al Franken just doesn’t like. Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly, Anne Coulter — who Franken calls, simply, a nutcase. They are all self-confessed members of the right wing media, all regulars on Fox News. What most irritates Franken about them is that they “concoct an inflammatory story that serves their political goals.” Or more specifically: they lie.
Hence the title of his new book: “Lies and The Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right.” To counter the conservative media, Al Franken’s talking about creating a liberal talk radio network. He says it’s necessary, and he’s often mentioned being the front man on the dial.
Al Franken, author of “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right.”