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Sad news for Gore is good news for Prius

Anytime a young person gets arrested for a DUI, it’s a sad day for him or her and the rest of the person’s family. It can be a good wake-up call about driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Al Gore III was arrested yesterday for speeding 100 mph in his Prius. He was found with marijuana and other drugs in the car.

But bloggers everywhere are marveling as some of us on the editorial board did: 100 miles an hour in a Prius! So much for its wimpy image.

The irony here: Gore’s arrest could be the best boon for the image of the Prius. And the more people who drive hybrids, the better for the environment. A cleaner environment is Cause No. 1 for former vice president Al Gore.

To read some of the blog reaction on slate.com, click here.


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