So said Howard Cosell to the Latin American dictator whose assassination he covered in Woody Allen’s classic film Bananas. The same can be said of Al Gore since November 2000, and his latest set of incoherent remarks demonstrates no sign that this is about to change.
This time, Gore’s ostensible topic is the media and “the strangeness of our public discourse.” He thinks our discourse needs to be more “vivid, focused, and clear.” Our discourse briefly measured up to this standard, according to Gore, during the period immediately following Hurricane Katrina — the period during which false (but vivid) reporting of rapes, murders, and death counts prevailed. “But then,” laments Gore “like a passing summer storm, the moment faded.”
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