Gore on the threat to American democracy



“I believe that American democracy is in grave danger. It is no longer possible to ignore the strangeness of our public discourse . I know that I am not the only one who feels that something has gone basically and badly wrong in the way America’s fabled ‘marketplace of ideas’ now functions. How many of you, I wonder, have heard a friend or a family member in the last few years remark that it’s almost as if America has entered ‘an alternate universe’?” - full speech