First: The Gore video is up at C-Span (look under Featured Programs). The speech is reaired on C-Span1 TV at 8pm ET.
Do you agree with Peter Daou?
GORE V. BUSH: If a tree falls in a forest… A former Vice-President of the United States delivers a major speech accusing George W. Bush of breaking the law. What do all three cable news nets cover under the “Breaking News” banner? An overturned tanker truck on a New York highway. THIS is the problem for the left. And as I’ve said a hundred times: if the Dem establishment doesn’t go after the media institutionally, things simply will not change. It’s astonishing to me that they haven’t gotten it yet. The only other option is for the progressive netroots to organize and fight the media on its own, an uphill struggle, to say the least…
(For those who missed our earlier coverage, please scan the page to find more stories, including live blogging.) We had some particularly GOOD ideas — and pleas — in the comments posted in “What Al Said.”