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After watching National Review’s preppy editor Rich Lowry denounce the Democrats on C-SPAN for “sissifying” and “feminizing” politics, Franken calls him up and challenges him to a “Fight Club”-like mano a mano in his parking garage. “I’m 50 and have a bad back. But I think I could take you,” the humorist tells him. A flabbergasted Lowry asks to sleep on it, but then wimps out the next day when Franken calls him again.