Steve Milloy (here) notes that when Tennessee Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn asked Al Gore today about whether he profited from his global warming scaremongering, the former Veep said no, that every cent he makes goes into non profits. Uh, Al… according to Bloomberg Report (here), you went from a net worth of $2 mil 7 years ago to more than $100 mil. You did it with these organizations which are not non profits. Wait, unless hedge funds are non profits.
Here’s Steve Milloy’s list of the Ten Questions he’d like to see
Reps ask Gore during his testimony (but which won’t be asked). Here are just two of them. The rest are here.
1. You are a partner in the venture capital firm of Kleiner-Perkins and a co-founder of the United Kingdom-based investment firm of Generation Investment Management, each of which stands to gain financially from greenhouse gas regulation. Please describe any other financial interests that you have in any other businesses that stand to profit from greenhouse gas regulation.
2. In October 2008, the New York Times Magazine featured a cover story on how Kleiner Perkins had invested $1 billion in 40 companies that would profit from new environmental and energy laws and regulations. What will be your share of any profits from these ventures?
Gee, I wonder if he was under oath.