AL’S NOBEL PRIZE….Will Al Gore win the Nobel Peace Prize this Friday, as the London Times speculates? I certainly hope so.

This isn’t because I think it will prompt him to run for president. It won’t. It’s not even because I think he’s necessarily done the most for world peace in the past year. Rather, it’s because this would be a huge prospective triumph. If Gore does win, I expect it to cause a massive collective seizure among the conservative crackpot brigade, and that would do more to advance the cause of world peace than anything else I can think of. So I’m rooting for you, Al…..