Thursday, May 18, 2006

Minority Leader Reid scuttles Senate votes so he won’t miss Gore’s “death of our planet” movie debut
Gore Debuts Global Warming Film

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Vice President Al Gore debuted his global-warming documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," Wednesday night to a Washington audience that included members of Congress and Queen Noor of Jordan.

When he found out when the Washington screening was scheduled, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said he told Gore, "I'll make sure we're not going to have any votes tonight so we can come see your movie." Reid said the Bush administration has made a number of mistakes but that "nothing is comparable to his ignoring the death of our planet."

The Washington premiere at the National Geographic Society was held a day after Sharon Stone, David Duchovny and celebrities turned up at the film's Los Angeles screening... [Ed. – The article includes a photo of metrosexual Al giving his Hollywood producer a squeeze]


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