Al GoreAl Gore — who’s giving a major climate-policy speech today (more later) — is writing another book, to be released in May: The Assault on Reason.

Two things are notable about this:

  • It’s a blessing that somebody other than low-level pundits is finally going to publicly acknowledge the increasing air of emotivism, unreality, and illogic that characterizes our national political conversation.
  • As Ezra notes, this is extremely well timed to keep Gore in the public eye, just in case, you know, he decides to … youknowwhat.