The Washington Post

It's an 'existential' question, says former veep.

Al Gore has so many reasons why his sale of Current TV to Al Jazeera was "an easy choice." Does a single one of them withstand scrutiny?

Pressed by Matt Lauer of the "Today" show about selling to an oil-based country, Gore retreats to some not-so-compelling talking points.

Al Gore says that Al Jazeera is fair and informative. There's some disagreement on that point.

Host notes how former vice president advocated for higher tax rates on the rich, yet reportedly hustled the sale of Current to beat higher taxes.

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