An interesting series of quotes came from Bob Woodward recently about Al Gore – calling the former Vice President ‘taxing’ and ‘unpleasant’ to sit next to after a recent event he shared with the VP. Even worse, Gore told Woodward the American people know about 1% of what was going on in the White House while he was in office, and if the Vice President wrote a memoir they might know about 2%. What kind of stuff is he hiding?
Woodward is no stranger to corruption in the White House as he helped expose President Nixon’s crimes and abuse of power to the public.
In a speech at the Organization for International Investment’s annual dinner at D.C.’s Ritz-Carlton Hotel on Thursday, the famed Washington Post journalist, who helped uncover the Watergate scandal, disclosed that he doesn’t enjoy the former vice president as a tablemate.
Woodward offered up another tidbit from the conversation with his dinner companion. The investigative reporter asked the politician, more than five years after leaving office, how much the public knows about what went on during the Clinton administration. Gore replied, “One percent.”
Woodward admitted that revelation made him feel a bit icky, saying, “I kind of died inside and have to confess to having an unclean thought.”