It appears that Al Franken left Sunday’s Iowa steak fry unscathed, according to media accounts.
The funnyman headlined The Honorable Senator from Minnesota served as keynote speaker at a fundraiser for Sen. Tom Harkin, his Democratic colleague, and summoned the courage to raise the vegetarian food that began in China but is despised by many as tasteless.
He said: “Tofu.”
It was in the context of talking about preventative health care. Harkin, he explained to the crowd, is the chairman of the Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.