Al Gore still not
interested to run for president
Former Vice President Al
Gore has the odds, but does he have the guts for the 2008
Al Gore continues to decline the rumors
that he will run for President in 2008. Gore, 59, told Meredith
Vieira, the host of NBC's Today show, that he will not run for
presidency in 2008, nor will he take part in any other future Presidential
Elections. According to Al Gore, his mission will be to continue
to raise awareness on Global Warming and other environmental
“I’ve kind of fallen out of love with
politics,” he told Vieira on Thursday, a quote which made
headlines all over the world, but it was buried under the recent
scandal involving Gore's son, Al Gore III. Gore III was arrested
for speeding and possession of marijuana earlier this week (see
link at the bottom of the page).
Even the fact, that as a president Al
Gore would have more power to deal with the environmental issues
he is concerned with, did not convince the former Vice
President, that joining the 2008 Presidential Election would be
a good idea.
But nothing could convince the
oddsmakers. As part of our "2008 You Bet™" segment, we
track the odds offered by the European and North American
sportsbooks to bring you a prospective from each side of the
Atlantic. The North American Sportsbook.com still has Al Gore
with odds on becoming a President of the USA at 6/1.
Keep in mind that betting on the
Presidential Election is in the process of picking up speed,
thus most of the sportsbooks are slow to catch up to the news.
The British oddsmaker
Bet365 online also has Al Gore
firm at 6/1. At both bookmakers, Hilary Clinton continues to be
the favorite to become the next USA President.
Published on 07/05/2007
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