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FBLA Crashes Media Matters Inauguration Kick Off Party

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Don’t ask how we ended up with these people. Let’s just say security isn’t that tight.

First in the photo above is Al Franken. Yes, the soon-to-be Senator-Elect Al Franken.

Also spotted was Arianna Huffington, Norman Lear, Congressman Paul Hoades (D-New Hampshire), Baratunde Thurston of The Onion and several hundred other people.

We saw one woman’s boa catch on fire – so that’s the sign of a real party. We accosted Congressman Barney Frank who was a dismissive to us. Which from what we’ve heard is only surprising if one is from Los Angeles…ahem.

Another notable was Ben Fishel, who hosts the Media Matters Minute radio segment, he is Andy Rooney‘s grandson. And yes, because we know you’re super curious…Ben’s eyebrows are normal.

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