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[at the Maine political delegation breakfast on July 26, 2004, replying to actor John Cusack
, who saw Franken in the audience and said, "I'm not going to try and be funny"] I'm not going to try and act.
His book, "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right," provoked a lawsuit from Fox News--which was prominently featured in the book--alleging copyright infringement of its advertising slogan that claimed its news coverage was "fair and balanced." The suit was quickly thrown out of court as being without merit and is credited with increasing sales of the book. ...