This is the Al Gore who should have run in 2000. Too bad it took such terrible events to bring this part of Al Gore out.
Is there anybody who believes that the current sitting President could even draft an essay with language like this? Or have a knowledge of who Madison and Franklin were?
“The Bush administration’s objective of establishing U.S. domination over any potential adversary led to the hubristic, tragic miscalculation of the Iraq war, a painful adventure marked by one disaster after another based on one mistaken assumption after another. But the people who paid the price have been the U.S. soldiers trapped over there and the Iraqis in prison. The top-heavy focus on dominance as a goal for the U.S. role in the world is exactly paralleled in their aspiration for the role of the president to be completely dominant in the constitutional system.”