Can Somebody Please Buy a Luggage Offset for Al?

Al and Tipper Gore did the environmentally responsible thing on the way to collect the Nobel Peace Prize: took the train. That was of course after flying halfway around the world to get there, but we shouldn’t be too picky.

After I read that Al took the train, I thought, “Wow, is Al abandoning his traditional hypocrisy?”

Newsbusters answered that question with, “perhaps, but his luggage isn’t.” The Gores took the train, but their luggage took a Mercedes van.

How the Gores riding with their luggage would have further harmed the environment is not known.

Looks like I’ll still be giving Al the usual gift for Christmas:


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