But he wasn’t contributing to global warming

The bad news: Al Gore’s son was arrested in Orange County, Calif., for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and an assortment of prescription drugs (for which he has no prescription), including Valium, Xanax and Soma, and Adderall.

The good news: When the police stopped him at 2:15 a.m., the car he was driving 100 MPH was a hybrid, a Toyota Prius.

Later: The magazine-tie-in: In a comment, Wayne Smith of MagazineLaunch.com reports that “AGIII” is sales director of a recently launched magazine, Good. While I don’t think getting busted is ever good, it is especially bad if you are the offspring of a highly-visible public figure. As has been displayed over-and-over, this type of situation is not partisan.

  • Just a note on AGIII – he’s the sales director of GOOD Magazine that just recently launched. A good alternate headline – BAD Times for a GOOD Guy.

  • Barbara

    Are you still leaving a carbon neutral footprint if you’re driving a Prius at 100 mph?

  • Hudge

    I didn’t think a Prius could hit 100 mph. I’m reconsidering my next vehicle purchase.

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