California has elected two actors as Governor (Ronald Reagan and Arnold Schwarzenegger), but never a comedian as Senator
California has elected a semanticist (S. I. Hayakawa) as Senator, but never a comedian
California has elected a song and dance man (George Murphy) as Senator, but never a comedian
California had a press flack (Pierre Salinger), but never a comedian
California had a Senator (David Broderick) killed in a duel at Lake Merced on September 13, 1859 by former California Supreme Court Chief Justice (David Terry), but never elected a comedian, who died on his radio program, as a Senator
California has elected a university president (Hayakawa) and a university founder (Leland Stanford) as Senator, but never a comedian
Minnesota has elected a pro wrestler as Governor (James George Janos, AKA Jesse Ventura), but California can match the wrestler with the Governator, but never a comedian
California elected a stiff (Gray Davis) as Governor, but never a comedian.
California’s governors and senators hold degrees from such institutions as Berkeley, Brooklyn College, BYU, Chico State, Columbia, Duke, Hastings, McGill, Michigan, San Francisco Law School, Siena, St’ Johns, Tennessee, UCLA, USC, USF, Virginia, Whittier, Wisconsin, Wyoming, and Yale, but never from Harvard, much less a Harvard educated comedian.
Both California and Minnesota have Senators who became Vice Presidents (Nixon, Humphrey, and Mondale), and while California had a disgraced President leave office, we’ve never elected a comedian
California had Armenians and thespians, but never a comedian
California elected Austrians and Canadians, but never a comedian
California elects celebrities, but never a comedian
California elected a boxer’s son (John Tunney), but never a comedian
California had a Senator (Hayakawa) who slept through Senate sessions, but never a comedian who put listeners to sleep
The California Supreme Court has never selected the Governor or Senator, but the Minnesota Supreme Court selected a comedian
California has elected many tax increasers, but never a tax-evading comedian
Who’s laughing now?