Friday, October 12, 2007


Ever since his nomination was announced, I've been saying that I hoped Gore would win the Nobel. Now he has. Will I get the second part of my wish and see him jump into the race? That's anybody's guess, and I won't add to the echo chamber that's already building noise.

What I do find pathetic—and utterly unsurprising—is the speed with which the Fox-driven media fast food chain has begun the Nobel-is-a-sham backlash. What a sad climate and country we have created.