George Bush fetes Al Gore in Oval Office
Yesterday, George W. Bush fulfilled the U.S. president’s traditional obligation to fete the winners of the Nobel Prize in the Oval Office — including, of course, Peace Prize Laureate (and, in the minds of some, rightful inhabitant of said Oval Office) Al Gore. Awkward! The two men had a private 40-minute conversation in which they “talked about global warming — the whole time,” said Gore, adding that it was a “very good and substantive conversation.” Damn. We were really hoping for some mud wrestling.