Julianne Ortman distributes ridiculous petition protesting secretly recorded Franken joke video
|Ortman is easily offended, it seems.|
But really the only thing the petition demonstrates is how hard it is to take Ortman's campaign seriously.
Julianne Ortman, GOP Franken challenger, taking heat for exaggerating her resume
Watch the "scandalous" 13 seconds of footage, which was shot back in June 2012 while Franken was in Arizona for a fundraiser but was just published by Breitbart News this week in a post with an absolutely absurd headline -- "New Video Features Al Franken Playing With His Traffic Cone Boobs" -- for yourself:
Not exactly the stuff of Monica Lewinsky, is it?
Nonetheless, here's how Ortman is trying to score political points off it on her Facebook page:
It should be noted that two years ago, Franken openly cried on the Senate floor while testifying on behalf of stronger domestic violence protections for women. Furthermore, Ortman cites no evidence to back up the assertion that the former funnyman "doesn't take women seriously" other than the video snippet she blatantly takes out of context.
We called Ortman's political director, Jim Sanborn, and asked him what specifically is objectionable about the video clip. He wasn't in the mood to talk, apparently.
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