Gore gets an army

Al Gore, if you don't want my heart to shatter into a million, zillion tiny, tragic pieces if you decide not to run for president in 2008, then you have to stop giving me reasons to love you, like, for instance, deciding to train 1,000 messengers to travel the country giving the presentation made famous in An Inconvenient Truth:
The former vice president, a Democrat, said on Monday that by the end of the summer he would start a bipartisan education campaign to train 1,000 people to give a version of his slide show on global warming featured in the film "An Inconvenient Truth" and book of the same name.
"This moment cannot be allowed to pass," Gore told reporters in New York. "I have seen and heard times before when the awareness of the climate crisis has peaked and then a few months later it's gone. I think this time is different, but I have to say I'm not certain of that."
...Gore said all the profits from his film and the book will be donated to train the messengers. He said the carriers of the message will give the slide show at high schools and rotary clubs in the United States and around the world.
Swoon.

And kudos to Reuters for their dedication to "fairness and balance" by noting that "most scientists" are in agreement about global warming. Ahem.

(Link via Memeorandum)

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