Al Gore has just finishing testifying before Congress on global warming.  He got mixed, but generally warm reception with a few strong dissenters among Republicans. Story in The

Gore’s testimony greeted warmly by some members, coolly by others. By Kelly McCormack

Gore’s actual testimony (YouTube).

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

3 Responses to Gore’s testimony before Congress greeted warmly by some members, coolly by others

  1. avatar MikeH says:

    There are clips floating around of Boxer putting Inhofe in his place.

    Here’s one:

  2. avatar skyrim says:

    Great clip! Hastert was trying to paint Gore as the Hollywood Left with the portrait of “movie star”. Gore’s reply “Rin Tin Tin was a movie star, I’m just a guy with a slide show” Perfect! Go home Dennis. The party’s over for you.

  3. avatar Monty says:

    Inhofe’s attempt to put Gore down was “grade school” tactics. Inhofe attacked Gore for being excessive in his personal household energy consumption which has nothing to do with proving or disproving human caused global climate change which was the primary topic of the hearing. Inhofe appears to be full of anger & a “block head” to boot.


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