How the Internet Almost Took Down Al Gore

By Derek Thompson

I see no need to add cheap scraps to the industrial stockpile of climate change puns about Al Gore's (now dismissed) sexual assault charge with a masseuse. But these details from her report to police officers are too priceless not to pass along:

The case was thrown out due to lack of evidence. This might be why:

gore 2.pngAnd how did she get the idea to go to the police? The Web:

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So there you have it. Al Gore: nearly undone by the Internet, and possibly saved by the gratuitous use of water and energy.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2010/06/how-the-internet-almost-took-down-al-gore/58689/