What a brave and courageous thing it is for Al Gore to stick his political neck out and endorse Barack Obama tonight. What cojones! That, ladies and germs, is why Al Gore is such a respected statesman. Because he’s not one to blow with the wind. Seriously, it’s all well and good to endorse but who respects Gore for having waited until Obama has the nomination all sewn up to make his move?

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