Skip to comments.Can He Save the Planet and Win the Presidency? (Al Gore) [Barf Alert!]
Posted on 10/12/2007 3:18:59 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Are the stars aligning for another Al Gore moment in the presidential campaign?
The former-vice-president-turned-climate-change-crusader long has hovered over the campaign despite his professed disinterest in becoming a candidate. Now, with rumors of a possible Nobel Peace Prize swirling, he's once again back in the conversation.
The peace prize announcement is due on Friday, so he doesn't have long to wait to learn if he has pulled off a unique grand slam for 2007: an Oscar, an Emmy, a bestseller and a Nobel. It would vault him once again back into the center of speculation about whether he might jump into the presidential race or, short of that, bestow his blessings on one of the Democratic candidates.
His associates were quick to tamp down again on all the speculation that has been building this week, starting with suggestions that he may be truly in the running to win the Nobel Prize. A great honor, they say, but not something that anyone around him expects to happen.
"As for the Nobel Peace Prize, [there] are 180-plus wonderful nominees and we expect tomorrow to be another day of working on the climate crisis," Gore spokeswoman Kalee Kreider said in an email message.
But say for the sake of argument that they're all wrong, that Gore becomes the first American since Jimmy Carter to win the prize. The hype machine would be in overdrive. Even then, those close to him say, there is little likelihood that it would have any effect on his posture about running in 2008.
"My read is that it will not impact his decision either way," Carter Eskew, a long-time Gore adviser, said in response to an email question. "His mind is trained on solving the global climate crisis; it really is.(continued
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He’ll have to do it with illegal contributions from the Euro-fascists....seeing that Hillary has the Chi-coms funding her run this time around.
I sense a powerfull Smug storm brewing.
Abomination \A*bom`i*na”tion\, n. [OE. abominacioun, -cion, F.
abominatio. See Abominate.]
1. The feeling of extreme disgust and hatred; abhorrence;
detestation; loathing; as, he holds tobacco in
2. That which is abominable; anything hateful, wicked, or
shamefully vile; an object or state that excites disgust
and hatred; a hateful or shameful vice; pollution.
Antony, most large in his abominations. —Shak.
3. A cause of pollution or wickedness.
Syn: Detestation; loathing; abhorrence; disgust; aversion;
loathsomeness; odiousness. —Sir W. Scott.
Again, I have mixed feelings. I am a Republican, but Al is my first cousin once removed. (We’re named after the same Albert).
**but Al is my first cousin once removed.**
Remembered seeing at a Bush Rally, Tshirts saying “Gore Relatives for BUSH”.
It Could be worse ... my mother is American Indian, and my gguncle on father’s side is George A. CUSTER!
In a perfect world Al Gore would swoop in and win the nomination but then get creamed by the GOP. This would take him, Obama, and Clinton out of the picture completely for the foreseeable future.
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