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Things you don’t hear very often

By on 6.25.09 | 4:28PM

"Hand me that piano".

"You can do what you want to the girl...just leave me alone".

And now, per Politico, my new favorite, in excusing why Al Gore was suddenly not, as had been announced, going to jet into town to (again!) be the Democrats' star attraction for passing a National Energy Tax (or "global warming tax", as I prefer to distill it) on the floor tomorrow, after some obviously cooler heads prevailed:

"It's a question of what was energy efficient for the vice president," [San Francisco's own Speaker Nancy] Pelosi said of the decision to keep Gore in Tennessee.

Yeah. Gore's travel schedule, his decision to maintain four homes, etc. typically revolves around the consideration of how to most wisely use energy.

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