“An Inconvenient Truth,” the film depicting Al Gore’s crusade against global warming, won the documentary-feature Oscar yesterday. Earlier in the show, Gore and Leonardo DiCaprio shared the podium, and vamped on rumors that Gore might announce his 2008 presidential candidacy. For those who missed it, and for anyone who still thinks Gore has no sense of humor, here it is:
Josh Richman covers state and national politics for the Bay Area News Group. A New York City native, he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and reported for the Express-Times of Easton, Pa. for five years before coming to the Oakland Tribune and ANG Newspapers in 1997. He is a frequent guest on KQED Channel 9’s “This Week in Northern California;” a proud father; an Eagle Scout; a somewhat skilled player of low-stakes poker; a rather good cook; a firm believer in the use of semicolons; and an unabashed political junkie who will never, EVER seek elected office.