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CNN Host Compares Gore to Hitler

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"Headline News" host Glenn Beck said Al Gore's story-telling methods in his global warming movie, "An Inconvenient Truth," were like those of Hitler. "Hitler said a little bit of truth," Beck said, "and then he mixed in 'and it's the Jews' fault.' "

Lawrence Bender: The Truthdig Interview
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Bender, the producer of every Quentin Tarantino movie, describes how he produced the Al Gore global warming documentary "An Inconvenient Truth." Check out:

  • Why he thought a guy nicknamed "The Robot" would a compelling documentary subject
  • His take on Gore's inability to capitalize on global warming when he was in office
  • His recognition that climate change barely registers on most voters' minds
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    "We need to set aside" the issue of what is causing global warming, the president said, in defense of his decision not to watch Al Gore's movie. To which Gore later thundered back, "Why should we set aside the global scientific consensus? Is it because Exxon Mobil wants us to set it aside?" Not that this is a surprise, but what a tragedy nonetheless that the man who could most effect meaningful change on the issue of global warming won't even watch an acclaimed movie on the issue.

    Gore 2008 Buzz Is Growing

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    As Al Gore crisscrosses the country to promote his new global warming movie, Democrats are speculating with feverish intensity about the former veep's political future. Update: Arianna appears to be on board, and even Franklin Foer of The New Republic is gushing about Gore's movie.

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