The GOP’s remaining presidential candidates had yet another debate on Saturday night, just in case there was anything any of them still needed to comment about at length that might tip the balance in their quest for the Republican nomination. But what does former Vice President Al Gore think of it all?

Now comfortably distanced from his 2000 presidential debacle, the former veep and Current TV founder has a different kind of platform from which to expound about politics. And that’s just what Gore did in a round-table discussion later Saturday that included “The Young Turks” host Cenk Uygur and former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm. Here’s what they had to say. –KA

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