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Viral Video: When Forests Attack–Al Gore Is Taping Toy Guns to Trees

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Former VP and full-time envirogod Al Gore, who appeared at the fourth D: All Things Digital in May 2006, turned out to be a very funny guy onstage.

And he’s funny on television too, as you can see from his hysterical appearance this past weekend on “Saturday Night Live.”

In the bit, Gore talks about getting his crazy on to get folks to not forget about global warming.

Enjoy the video:


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