Al Gore – The Smartest Man Alive?

Dana Milbank – Is It Wise to Be So Smart? –

As for the Bush administration’s false claims about Iraq’s weapons, he called it “shocking and much more troubling to me that our nation fell for it so easily.”

That’s what he says now.

But what did he say before?

“Iraq’s search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to completely deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.

We know that he has stored secret supplies of biological and chemical weapons throughout his country.”

Al Gore, Former Clinton Vice-President
Speech to San Francisco Commonwealth Club
September 23, 2002

If he was so easily fooled by George W. Bush what chance does he have against al Qaeda? And how did Saddam manage to stand up to both him and Bill Clinton?

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