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Richer, Al Gore´s Unsure Why
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$100 Million in Oil Money
Richer, Al Gore´s Unsure Why
Critics Are Being So Critical

Atlantic, by Adam Clark Estes

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/30/2013 5:38:43 AM

Al Gore is a complicated, accomplished man. Sometimes, he´s misunderstood, while other times he´s misunderestimated. But Al Gore is not disingenious. At least, according to Al Gore he´s not. The former vice president, environmental activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner and one-time journalist went on the defense Tuesday, pretty much from sun up to sun down, in an attempt to defend his selling Current TV to Al Jazeera. Gore was supposed to be promoting his new book, in which argues that the mainstream media is "suffocating the free flow of ideas," but goshdarnit all his interviewers wanted to talk about

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/30/2013 6:06:12 AM     (No. 9147776)

I beg to differ. Hypocritical is not the same as complicated.

I saw that interview. His reply was that he "disagreed" with those who questioned his taking oil money. It was a mantra.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ocjim, 1/30/2013 6:31:53 AM     (No. 9147808)

Heard even Matt Lauer lit into the hippocrit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: strike3, 1/30/2013 6:51:36 AM     (No. 9147831)

From his yacht to his jet to his 25K per month electric bill, algore is a fraud through and through. I would bet he even shoots little spotted owls for fun.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/30/2013 6:54:44 AM     (No. 9147835)

Well this sure bets Big Al´s previous business sideline......."Raising, shredding, spiking and selling tobacco."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/30/2013 7:00:33 AM     (No. 9147848)

#4 should read beats

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/30/2013 7:07:39 AM     (No. 9147860)

DH just told me he saw the interview on Fox & Friends and during a close-up, noticed Stump has been to the nip and tuck doctor.

Al just keeps coming out smelling like a rose.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Catherine, 1/30/2013 8:17:41 AM     (No. 9147983)

Three lines into the article there is a blatant lie. Gore isn´t an environmentalist. He flies everywhere he goes. He just wants to make money on making US live a green life. That´s what this green stuff is all about - making rich men richer. I think it´s called greed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: O.S. Banker, 1/30/2013 8:18:49 AM     (No. 9147986)

And to think that according to Democrats, if it weren´t for that confusing butterfly ballot in Florida(which was designed and approved by Democrat elected officials) this clod would have been President on 9/11/2001.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/30/2013 8:19:35 AM     (No. 9147987)

Gore is NOT unsure but is just trying hard to get some stature back (if he ever had it) and trying to peddle his book, now being featured by Costco, by the way. He has the wealth but has lost the respect and the power, and that has to hurt. And just think, he could have been our President! (Where, by the way, all all those who screamed they were cheated out of him winning the election now? You would THINK they would be cringing.) I hope Tipper came out of this with mucho millions!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jebediah, 1/30/2013 8:20:32 AM     (No. 9147990)

And by the way, as far as I could see, Matt Laur is the ONLY ONE who asked Gore real questions and "lit into him." Who would have thought?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: montanabound, 1/30/2013 8:31:38 AM     (No. 9148005)

I saw his book featured at Sams Club yesterday, too. They sure had a lot of copies, which will not sell and will end up in the trash. How many trees gave their lives for these worthless books?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/30/2013 8:45:14 AM     (No. 9148040)

And here I thought that Bill and Hillary were the grifters in chief! Fat Al leaves them in his dust. He has messed with the investment markets on a grander scale than Joe Kennedy, Sr. (remember the stupid carbon exchange? )

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Reply 13 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/30/2013 8:46:16 AM     (No. 9148044)

Al Gore has only been interested in the environment since his futile 1988 campaign for the Democrat presidential nomination. According to the wonderful Richard Ben Cramer book, "What it Takes", Gore needed a cause with which to be associated, but the best ones were already grabbed by the other candidates. His staff did some diligent research and discovered that no one had yet claimed cleaning up the environment.

Eureka!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/30/2013 9:02:52 AM     (No. 9148093)

How about the word Traitor?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/30/2013 10:42:43 AM     (No. 9148360)

If Al Gorezeera was really into the free flow of ideas, he would have sold his network to Glenn Beck instead of muslims.

The sad thing is, he made himself into a national joke and he still doesn´t get why.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/30/2013 10:49:30 AM     (No. 9148380)

Fat, ugly, greedy Al, after amassing a billion dollar fortune, thinks Americans on $50K median incomes (those that have jobs) should cut back.

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