Let’s look at Al Gore who is again on the receiving end of criticism for taking a private jet to ponder this question. On the one hand, Gore has influenced the environmental debate arguably more than any elected politician this century (whose job it is to illustrate and react to such public issues). Al’s movie is far more successful than a similar attempt by Leonardo DiCaprio on the issue of global sustainability. If box office returns are any indication, Al has beaten a movie star in the movie business and started a flurry of spin offs. While an Inconvenient Truth serves as a environmental touchstone for many worldwide, his detractors are quick to point out he is still taking private jets and the political paparazzi are often there to catch it. Witness exhibit A below. This shot made the front page of the Drudge Report recently with this in the body of the story FOXNEWS host Sean Hannity is set to unleash the damning video this Sunday night, network sources reveal.
Al Gore has long been a person in the privileged class. He was Vice President of the