Originally Posted by 5ynd1cat3
Maybe it's hypocritical because when current was approached by mercury as a buyer, they were told that gore wanted the legacy of his network to align with his own values. Apparently his values align with a government whose primary source of funds is oil and natural gas. Not to mention he sold it to a network that bin laden used anytime he needed to get a message out.
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Additionally, calling him a hypocrite doesn't mean he shouldn't be allowed to sell it to whomever he choses. Calling him out on BS as noted above is not in poor taste.
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