On Friday, I noted here that for justification of Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize, one simply needs to look back at “2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Muta Maathai.” Maathai, an environmentalist, “founded the Green Belt Movement,” which the Boston Globe noted on Saturday “combats desertification.” The Globe has more: Gore’s … Continue reading
Todd posted the “required Saturday reading” this morning which included to very good OP/ED’s on Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. There’s one more, I highly recommend: Al Gore: the anti-Bush. It’s “no wonder,” Jonathan Chait says in L.A. Times that “conservatives are apoplectic – Gore’s fortunes … Continue reading
Via Newt Gingrich: “It’s perfectly appropriate for Gore to win the Nobel Prize because it only goes to very left-wing people who are critical of America.” LOL. Why do people like Henry Kissinger, George C. Marshall, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Elie Wiesal, and the Quakers hate America?
Both Bob Herbert of the NYT and Peter Baker of the WaPo have must read columns up on this beautiful Saturday. From Herbert: “[In 2000] Mr. Gore was taken to task for his taste in clothing and for such grievous offenses as sighing or, allegedly, rolling his eyes. It was … Continue reading
On Friday, retired Lt. Gen. Ricardo S. Sanchez, the former top American commander in Iraq called the Bush administration’s handling of the Iraq War “incompetent and warned that the United States was “living a nightmare with no end in sight.”” No end in sight… In one of his first major … Continue reading