PoMo Gore? – Critics, and

PoMo Gore? – Critics, and even some friends, often criticized Bill Clinton for being the perfect political expression of postmodernism because of his ability to say whatever was in his immediate interest, truth or contradictions with earlier positions notwithstanding. Now well-known political newsletterist Charlie Cook suggests that Al Gore may also have a (Stanley) Fishian streak: “Listening to former Vice President Al Gore’s graceless remarks over the weekend, when he effectively blamed his 2000 presidential campaign loss on ‘polls, tactics and all the rest,’ one question kept coming back to me: ‘Does he really believe what he’s saying?'”

Actually, when I read what Gore said last weekend in Memphis

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