If Al Gore gave speeches with as much passion, intensity and intelligence as his speech on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I would’ve definitely voted for him in 2000. If Gore decides to run in 2008, he has my vote:
At present, we still have much to learn about the NSAs domestic surveillance. What we do know about this pervasive wiretapping virtually compels the conclusion that the President of the United States has been breaking the law repeatedly and persistently.
A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government. Our Founding Fathers were adamant that they had established a government of laws and not men. Indeed, they recognized that the structure of government they had enshrined in our Constitution our system of checks and balances was designed with a central purpose of ensuring that it would govern through the rule of law. As John Adams said: The executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers, or either of them, to the end that it may be a government of laws and not of men.