'The former U. S. Vice President arrived early, but did not start speaking until 1:30. That may be because there weren’t many people in the very large room. By the time he began to speak, perhaps half the seats were occupied. More people came as he continued talking. At the end, he got a polite round of applause. Such are the indignities of being a former movie star.'
Gore said that the United States became “the greatest country in the world,” because, historically, it collectively elected people who made wise decisions, but that in our big money/internet age, this was changing.