Sierra's online magazine has a neat little interview with Al Gore. Gore's been at the forefront of environmental issues for a long time now. And he's possibly the most famous supporter of the Sierra Club itself. His critically acclaimed movie, An Inconvenient Truth, will be in stores on November 21st. It's a must see.
Of course, Gore will be included in the next year when potential Democratic presidential candidates are discussed. He remains non-committal when asked about it. But I happen to think that he's learned a lot from his defeat in 2000.
First of all, I don't think we'll ever know whether or not Gore truly lost that election. But he didn't run the best campaign that he could've run that year. I doubt that he'll make some of the same mistakes twice.
One of which was the percieved (and I suspect real) split with President Clinton. Interestingly enough, a Mother Jones' Mojo Blog poster pointed out Clinton/Gore '06 fighting big oil in California. Should Hillary not win the nomination, support from the Clintons would be necessary for Gore or any other Democrat.
I'm not sold on Hillary. And I'm going to catch some flack from some friends on that. But I'm wide open on who I would be willing to support in 2008. And that includes Al Gore.