Tuesday, 17 June 2008

Al Gore E-mails Me

So Al Gore, the President of Should Have Been (a wonderful land in which Iraq was not invaded, climate change was halted - or at least slowed - and Katrina was responded to effectively) has e-mailed me to tell me of his support for Barack Obama.

Gore campaigned with Barack yesterday night in Detroit - check out the full e-mail below. Video at the bottom of the post.

Dear Karin,

Tonight, I will step on stage in Detroit, Michigan to announce my support for Senator Barack Obama. From now through Election Day, I intend to do whatever I can to make sure he is elected President of the United States.

Over the next four years, we are going to face many difficult challenges -- including bringing our troops home from Iraq, fixing our economy, and solving the climate crisis. Barack Obama is clearly the candidate best able to solve these problems and bring change to America.

This moment and this election are too important to let pass without taking action.
That's why I am asking you to join me in showing your support by making a contribution to this campaign today:


Over the past 18 months, Barack Obama has united a movement. He knows change does not come from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue or Capitol Hill. It begins when people stand up and take action.

With the help of millions of supporters like you, Barack Obama will bring the change we so desperately need in order to solve our country's most pressing problems.
If you've already contributed to this campaign, I ask that you consider making another contribution right now. If you haven't, please take the next step and own a piece of this campaign today:


On the issues that matter most, Barack Obama is clearly the right choice to lead our nation.

We have a lot of work to do in the next few months to elect Barack Obama president, and it begins by making a contribution to this campaign today.

Thank you for joining me,

Al Gore

P.S. -- Visit AlGore.com to read my journal and learn more about our movement to solve the climate crisis.

1 comment:

Mike Brady said...

Many US citizens, cities and States are taking action to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and it would be great if the President was putting this high on the agenda as well.

An obstacle to action is the fear it will put the country at a competitive disadvantage and harm the economy. In the European Emissions Trading Scheme business interests played one country off against another to reduce government commitments to emissions cuts, threatening to move investment and jobs overseas.

A way past this is for we, the people, to take the lead in supporting the Simultaneous Policy campaign, agreeing the action that we want taken (Contraction and Convergence is a proposal gaining support) and call on our leaders to pledge to implement these policies alongside other governments. Simultaneous action allows us to go further and to link many global issues in a coherent way.

You can find out more about these ideas at:

To send a message to the Presidential candidates see: