March 12, 2013

More Al Gore "Just listen to my words, don't look at what I do"

Look at what this douche wrote recently:

In order to make the U.S. system of capitalism truly sustainable, we must tackle this unhealthy concentration of wealth. The wealthiest one percent of Americans now have more wealth than the bottom 90 percent. The gap continues to widen as the top one percent receives almost 25 percent of annual U.S. income, up from 12 percent just 25 years ago. While some inequality is inevitable and even desirable, the levels of income inequality have reached dangerous levels in the United States. Too much wealth concentrated in the hands of too few disrupts societal stability and corrupts the wealth-creating incentives of our capitalist system.

Of course, this rhetoric didn't stop Al from raking in $100 million from his sale of Current TV to Aljazeera, not to mention he finalized the sale before an increase in capital gains taxes took effect.

As Victor Davis Hanson notes, Gore "might have taken a $10 million profit instead of nearly $100 million ... and instead have spread some money to his working-class employees." Yeah, he might have. But (especially) in the Age of Obama, words are what matter -- not deeds.

Posted by Hube at March 12, 2013 06:03 PM | TrackBack

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Al Gore is a hypocrite, plain and simple.

Posted by: Carl at March 12, 2013 06:33 PM

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