Getting Up For Gore

I can't help wondering whether the powers in the Democratic Party can sometimes see Al Gore turning into Walter Mondale before their very eyes. As I imagine it, the Mondalian vision appears before them early in the morning before they're fully awake. Gradually it dawns on them that there is something familiar about the rush to pile up a commanding lead in money and endorsements for the party's putative presidential candidate--an experienced and worthy and charisma-free Vice President who has paid his dues--so that he can tie up the nomination and get on with the business of losing the general election.

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