Gore's drilling ban

In Al Gore's America, it's okay to drill for and produce hydrocarbons from marine locations off Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, but immoral to do so anywhere else. Al Gore's America is not one that Americans should relish.Desperate politicians say extreme things. And Gore, a two-term vice-president who should be his party's automatic pick to run for President next year, is desperate. His campaign has foundered. Even fellow Democrats have begun to utter what is obvious to anyone watching him on television: Election, for Gore, will be an uphill struggle.Lurch for supportIn a lurch for support from the environmentalist fringe, where he is comfortable but not always we...

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