Americans would not, I think, fear a Gore presidency on matters of defence. Most other Democrats are much more vulnerable on this score, which matters after 9/11 much more than it did in the Clinton fin de siècle. What Gore would add, moreover, is a genuine, impassioned and justified revulsion at some of the tactics that the cabal of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld has deployed: torture, rendition, warrantless wire-tapping and unnecessary estrangement from allies.
Sunday, May 28, 2006
Gore goes from bad joke to great white hope
Andrew Sullivan is amongst many US politicos who want Al Gore to run for re-election as President in 2008: