Of course this isn’t new.
Tennessee Center for Policy Research
Al Goreâ€™s Personal Energy Use Is His Own â€œInconvenient Truthâ€
Goreâ€™s home uses more than 20 times the national average
Last night, Al Goreâ€™s global-warming documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, collected an Oscar for best documentary feature, but the Tennessee Center for Policy Research has found that Gore deserves a gold statue for hypocrisy.
Goreâ€™s mansion, located in the posh Belle Meade area of Nashville, consumes more electricity every month than the average American household uses in an entire year, according to the Nashville Electric Service (NES).
And this doesn’t even begin to count his personal jet flights, his fleet of SUVs driving him around and his luxury vacations all over the world.
You know, I’d find this whole “Inconvenient Truth” thing a bit more compelling if Al Gore was willing to inconvenience himself in some small but meaningful way. Like, say, burning only twice as much electricity as a typical family…