Barack Obama Isn't Not Running for President

Since baby boomers haven't proved very adept at running the show, it may be time for a new generation of leadership.

It was the sort of week that drives serious politicians crazy. Both Al Gore and Hillary Clinton had important things to say about global warming and energy independence—and the chatterati spent most of their time ignoring the messages and gossiping about the messengers. The debut of Gore's film, An Inconvenient Truth, served as the excuse for a typhoon of speculation about whether he was running for President in 2008. Senator Clinton's sturdy bran muffin of a speech about the environment—it read like a term paper but was...

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