Barack Obama issued the following statement as Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize today in Norway:
"By having the courage to challenge the skeptics in Washington and lead on the climate crisis facing our planet, Al Gore has advanced the cause of peace and richly deserves the Nobel Prize he’s receiving today. His voice and his vision have awakened the conscience of America to the urgency of this threat, and now we must take bold action so that our children inherit a planet that is cleaner, safer, and more peaceful for generations to come."
Which certainly won’t do any harm to his relations with the former vice president, who has yet to make an endorsement for 2008.
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