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[at the Maine political delegation breakfast on July 26, 2004, replying to actor John Cusack
, who saw Franken in the audience and said, "I'm not going to try and be funny"] I'm not going to try and act.
In the opening pages of his 2003 book, "Lies: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them", he quotes Joseph Welch's famous words to Senator Joseph McCarthy
, "Have you no decency, sir?" then says "Unlike Senator McCarthy and his intellectual heirs, Ann Coulter
and Howard Stern
, I do have a sense of decency." When asked what he meant during interview with Stern, who loved the book but didn't understand the ...