'We're Not Measuring the Drapes

Al Gore Holds Forth on the Campaign, Television's Damaging Impact And Dan Quayle

Q. Dan Quayle has been quoted as saying that your environmental views are detached from reality and devoid of common sense. In the face of these criticisms, have you deliberately moderated your views?

A. No, not at all. I have emphasized the environment more than any other issue in this campaign. I have designed my schedule in a way that helps me highlight the environment at as many stops as I possibly can. I have emphasized some of the same points I make in my book about the economic opportunity that inheres in facing the crisis and dealing with it aggressively,...

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