The Gore-acle Speaks (Softly)

By Caitlin Taylor

Jun 8, 2009 11:08am

ABC News’ Rick Klein reports: With Al Gore’s Current TV in the news — it was Current TV’s journalists who were captured and have now been convicted by North Korea — we take a look today at Gore’s role in pressing the climate-change bill on Capitol Hill.   Gore has been just off stage during much of the debate over global warming policy this year — simultaneously everywhere and nowhere. His fingerprints are all over the cap-and-trade bill that’s fighting its way through Congress. But the one thing Gore really isn’t doing is talking about what he’s doing. Former Gore aide Chris Lehane sums it up, as a man not known for his communications skills is developing into quite a communicator — and a fierce guardian of one of the more powerful political brands around. “Gore is playing three levels of chess on this,” Lehane says. Click HERE for the full story on Al Gore’s role in the climate-change debate.

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