This may be the greatest column ever written. Thank you Mark Steyn. Normally I would quote something, but the whole thing is wonderful.
Oh, screw it. Here are some highlights:
But then Al Gore rose from the dead to demonstrate that his political antennae are still as reliable as a 1948 TV with busted rabbit ears.
The first candidate to win the popular vote without being popular?
Last week, Al decided he’s against a war with Iraq. Iraq, he argues, will distract us from Afghanistan. “Great nations,” he intones, “do not jump from one unfinished task to another.” America, says Al, can’t fight Iraq and mop up Afghanistan at the same time: We can walk. Or we can chew gum. But we shouldn’t try to jump from walking to gum-chewing until we’re certain we’ve completed our walk.
Go read the whole thing. Get drinks away from the keyboard first.