Sunday, September 11, 2005

Al Gore saved a family.

Some right-wingers have been saying that the press should do more reporting on the "feel-good" stories coming out of New Orleans. Maybe they'll like this one:
Mark and Kenneth Bazile, residents of New Orleans and brothers of former Oakland City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Leo Bazile, told how former Vice President Al Gore rescued their entire family — 11 people, many elderly and ailing, and spirited them away on a plane he chartered.

"Al Gore saved my family; they evacuated us off the roof, including two 90-year-olds," Mark Bazile said. "When we arrived in Tennessee, the whole University of Tennessee medical staff met the plane. (Vice) President Al Gore is a saint."

Then again, maybe not.

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