Gore Blames Obama's Whiff on Altitude
He didn't get to Denver in time, says former VP
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 4, 2012 1:08 PM CDT

(Newser) – You know you did terrible in a debate when your defenders start playing the ... altitude card? From Al Gore on Current TV, floating a theory last night on President Obama's lackluster performance, as per Mediaite:

  • "I’m going to say something controversial here. Obama arrived in Denver at 2pm today—just a few hours before the debate started. Romney did his debate prep in Denver. When you go to 5,000 feet, and you only have a few hours to adjust—I don’t know ..."
Cue the global warming jokes, like this one at the Stir.