Can Phil Murphy win with cliches; or will Jack Ciattarelli get the last laugh? | Mulshine

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I knew Al Franken. Governor, you’re no Al Franken. That thought came to mind as I watched the gubernatorial debate the other night. Earlier in the day I picked up the book“Al Franken: Giant of the Senate,” by the now-former senator from Minnesota. “Not long after getting to Washington I started noticing the overuse of certain cliches – which is why they’re cliches, I suppose,” Franken wrote. He went on to cite the word “robust” as an example. “No human being uses this word in casual conversation. But everyone in Washington uses it all the time.” That led me to dream up a drinking game: If you …

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