Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda
I will be the first to admit that I did doubt Al Gore after he bungled his 2000 campaign. I do understand hiding for a month and growing a beard though. (A man can't reflect on his mistakes/throw himself into the morass of his own self-pity if he has to shave every day.) But, looking back, I wish that we all would have fought harder for him. We might still be at war, but at least I could trust the administration not to continue to reach new heights of flagrant asshattery.
Trudy Loh of the Huffington Post (Bless you, Arianna) wrote an article with part of Al Gore's speech (the one in 2002, right befor the vote on the Iraq War (read: Biggest Fuckall Mess of This Generation, or BFMTG).
So he might have some sort of Occult means of seeing the future or he isn't an absolute dumbfuck.
I am deeply concerned that the course of action that we are presently embarking upon with respect to Iraq has the potential to seriously damage our ability to win the war against terrorism and to weaken our ability to lead the world in this new century. Read on.
Sorry we were too dumb for you, Al.