John McCain and Al Franken face off in funny mock-NFL debate

Al Franken and John McCain

Senators John McCain and Al Franken set actual politics aside for a few minutes to participate in a sketch “debate” over their home-state football teams as the lead-in for the NFL’s Thursday Night Football game.

The broadcast for the game, featuring the Minnesota Vikings and the Arizona Cardinals, began with a faux “Face the (Football) Nation” debate featuring the two senators and hosted by Bob Schieffer.

About the only thing the two can agree on is that they are friends. That, and Franken never picks up the check when the two are vacationing together.

Here is the video via the NFL Network.

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