Catch a speeding Gore


It’s a bird, it’s a plane … naw, it’s just baby Gore breaking the law.

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Putting the pedal to the metal of his old man’s Olds, Albert Arnold Gore, the 17-year-old son of Vice President Al Gore, was caught going 97 miles per hour in a 55 zone in North Carolina. Cited for endangering “persons and property” the young squid will face a judge on Sept. 13, according to the ticket, which the ever-vigilant THE SMOKING GUN has posted on its Web site.

The ticket is part of the site’s “Campaign 2000 police blotter,” which includes a spooky police report on “hunkalicious” Dubya nephew George P. Bush, as well.

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