In 1976, Al Franken was interviewed by Richard S. Lee for Harvard’s Student Paper and his responses are most likely to force the Democrat Senator to resign.
During the interview, Franken recalled writing a skit while he was a student at Harvard called “Seamen on Broadway,” which was rejected from the Hasty Pudding show.
Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Club is a humorous dramatic society that declined Franken’s skit and did not invite him to join while he was a student at the university.
Franken claimed that his skit was rejected “by some preppie so they could take some other preppie’s skit.”
Following that remark, Lee wrote that Franken’s tone turned “serious, too serious.”
“It’s not preppies, cause I’m a preppie myself,” Franken admitted. “I just don’t like homosexuals. If you ask me, they’re all homosexuals in the Pudding.”
But his declarative dislike for a particular group didn’t seem to be enough, as