Because He's Smart Enough and People Like Him
Franken inches closer to Senate.
Remember back when it wasn't cool to use your legal options to challenge election outcomes? I guess we've moved on from the era of 2000, when Gore was branded a sore loser and a bad American just for going to court.
I'm sure if Coleman was ahead, he wouldn't be yelling at the top of his lungs for Franken to accept the outcome and bow out. And I'm sure, being a Democrat, Al wouldn't cave to the pressure and meekly do just that if the situation was reversed.