They See Al Gore by a Nose in 2008

"Is Al Gore coming back? If allies we talked to have their way, the former veep will be the next president. "It's Gore Time," says a political strategist and fundraiser who is opening a bid to get Gore into the race. Gore friends see his recent political and business moves as proof he's preparing to run. Allies say that in speeches, Gore has found his voice to address domestic and world issues. And in raising money for his Current TV network, which targets the critical youth market, Big Al has built an issue base and donor network that's competitive with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's.

Our source--a top aide in the previous Bush administration--is planning meetings with Gore's team to push an early entry while Clinton runs for re-election in New York. It doesn't end there: The Gorebots want him to pick Sen. Barack Obama, the youthful Illinois African-American, as his No. 2."

Finally some good news! Yeah, bring on Gore and especially Barack Obama. With Gore sound bites and dumb statements I've collected since he left office this should be a scream.

Hmmm, "Gore Obama"....."Gore-Obama"...."Gorebama"....."

Yeah, this has legs.....

"Hillary, what do you think?"

"Yeah, though so.

Tracked with AJ at Strata-Sphere; Blogs for Bush.