Al Gore Articles


Climate Shenanigans

Nov 09, 2015

In a recent interview with Politico, Al Gore made a pretty remarkable claim about climate change: “All the predictions of the scientists have come true in spades, except it’s now abundantly obvious that they erred on the conservative side.” Whatever side you come down on in the climate change debate, this statement is patently absurd. In fact, more than a few climate change activists have noted that a generation of alarmism hasn’t helped their cause.

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Jeb Getting an Image Makeover

1:30 PM, Nov 03, 2015

Part of former Florida governor Jeb Bush's fifth campaign reboot is, apparently, media training for the candidate. Gabriel Sherman at New York magazine reports the Bush campaign has hired Jon Kraushar to help improve the Republican's image:

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Al Gore 'Gaining Steam' in 2016 Race

5:34 AM, Mar 18, 2015

Al Gore is "gaining steam" in the presidential race, stated a report last night from Fox News. Watch Peter Doocy's report on Bret Baier's Special Report:

"With Hillary Clinton's recent troubles comes renewed speculation about who might challenge her for the Democratic presidential nomination," reported Baier. "Tonight, one possibility you probably have not considered."

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Al Gore to Iowa Amid Clinton Scandal

10:03 AM, Mar 06, 2015

As reporters and members of Congress begin to dig into the Clinton email scandal, former Democratic presidential candidate has announced an upcoming visit to Iowa. He'll be in the important caucus state from May 5-7, as part of a training sessions for the Climate Reality Project, of which he's chairman.

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Al Gore: Election 'Monumentally Important' for 'Solving the Climate Crisis'

12:01 PM, Nov 01, 2014

This election might determine whether the "climate crisis" is solved, former Vice President Al Gore claims. The former politician makes the statement in a fundraising email from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

"Here's what I believe," writes Gore.

"There is nothing more pressing in our time than confronting and solving the climate crisis.

"We have no time to spare. We must act now. Luckily, we have all the tools we need to solve this challenge. All we need is political will -- but political will is a renewable resource!

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Mr. Wonderful

11:12 AM, Apr 25, 2014

Darren Samuelsohn of Politico rhapsodizes over the utter wonderfulness of Al Gore who is, these days, “richer and skinnier than ever.”

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Al Gore: Pounding the Pulpit ... Again

11:53 AM, Aug 23, 2013

As reported on The Lead, Al Gore is at it again, going after the sinners among us:

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Easy for Him to Say

3:14 PM, Jun 18, 2013

Al Gore believes, as Johan Carlstrom at Bloomberg writes, that it is time for some reforming of capitalism.  Mr. Gore has done all right under the old regime having recently:

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Al Gore: 'Our Democracy Has Been Hacked'

2:06 PM, Jan 29, 2013

This morning on the Today show, former vice president Al Gore claimed that "our democracy has been hacked."

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Former Gore Aide: Obama Choosing Hagel Would Show Comfort with His Views

12:41 PM, Dec 20, 2012

Lawrence Haas, a former communications director to Al Gore, explains that if Barack Obama chooses Chuck Hagel to be his secretary of defense, it would show a certain comfort with his views:

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Wolf Blitzer Jokes: What's the Altitude for Tomorrow's Debate?

10:56 AM, Oct 15, 2012

After the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, Al Gore blamed the president's poor performance on the altitude of Denver, the city that hosted that match.

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Gore Blames Altitude for Obama's Debate Woes

10:20 AM, Oct 04, 2012

Former Vice President Al Gore, reacting to the debate: 

"Obama arrived in Denver at 2 p.m. today — just a few hours before the debate started," Gore said on his network, Current. "Romney did his debate prep in Denver. When you go to 5,000 feet, and you only have a few hours to adjust, I don't know..."

"The president had an off night," a pundit on the liberal network said.

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Al Gore on the Weather: 'A Nature Hike Through the Book of Revelations'

7:54 AM, Aug 27, 2012

Former vice president Al Gore previews the "new version of the slideshow" on climate change in an interview with TakePart.com. "[E]very night on the news now, practically, is like a nature hike through the book of Revelations," Gore says in the excerpt released this morning.

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Al Gore 'Mostly at Peace These Days with Losing the Presidency in 2000'

11:18 AM, Aug 25, 2012

Friends of former vice president Al Gore tell the New York Times that he "is mostly at peace these days with losing the presidency in 2000." The observation comes a dozen years after Gore lost the 2000 presidential election to President George W. Bush.

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Have the Democrats Really Changed?

2:24 PM, May 31, 2012

The Washington Monthly’s Ed Kilgore offers a typically dyspeptic response to my piece about Clintonism in the Democratic party.

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Al Gore: ‘We Need to Have an American Spring’

9:44 AM, Aug 04, 2011

The other night on Current TV, former vice president Al Gore said to the host of Countdown with Keith Olbermann that America needs to work toward the “reinvigoration of democracy.”

“We need to have an American spring,” Gore said. “You know, the Arab Spring—the nonviolent part of it isn’t finished yet—but we need to have an American Spring, a kind of an American Tahrir Square. Non-violent change, where people from the grassroots get involved again.”

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Greens Gone Wild

Environmentalist students gather to change the system.
11:34 AM, Apr 29, 2011

 

The way Alyssa Kent described the work of her school’s environmental group, Campus Greens, was almost quaint. “We’re building a garden, and we’re going to supply the lettuce that we grow to the school cafeteria,” said Kent, a junior at Wells College in Aurora, New York. “And we’re about to start a clean up. It’s just, like, a garbage pick-up.”

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Greens Gone Wild

Environmentalist students gather to change the system.
10:46 AM, Apr 29, 2011

The way Alyssa Kent described the work of her school’s environmental group, Campus Greens, was almost quaint. “We’re building a garden, and we’re going to supply the lettuce that we grow to the school cafeteria,” said Kent, a junior at Wells College in Aurora, New York. “And we’re about to start a clean up. It’s just, like, a garbage pick-up.”

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Gore Claims About Nashville Flood Misleading

12:50 PM, Apr 16, 2011

At last night's opening of the 2011 Power Shift conference in Washington, an annual gathering of student environmental activists sponsored by the Sierra Club, former Vice President Al Gore ginned up the crowd of college students by noting how many more floods there were around the world in the last year. This, Gore said, was a clear example of how global warming and climate change is affecting our world. He brought up the Nashville floods as one such instance:

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