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: