This video really demolishes the myth that only certain professions should lead to a career in politics. Sen. Franken is clearly a very smart guy, that’s a big part of what made his comedy funny. He’s also an incredible communicator as evidenced by the fact that he calmed a raging tea party crowd and they stood there and listened to him explain a fucking New Yorker article. That shit is ill. More people from obscure occupations for congress!