2020 ELECTION: “The refusal of the former president [Trump] to acknowledge that he lost [the 2020 election] by 7 million votes — it wasn’t close for God’s sake — and apparently a majority of his party is still so enthralled to him that they still believe that the American people did not make the judgment that they clearly made. This is very damaging to our democracy…

We hear about ‘AI’ standing for ‘artificial intelligence.’ They’re putting another kind of AI out: artificial insanity… They’re putting out messages that create an alternate reality, and people get into these echo chambers on the internet, and it’s all they hear, and they begin to believe the alternate reality.”

-Al Gore on June 27, 2021 via Matthew Brown, “‘Absolutely nuts’: Former VP Al Gore bemoans Trump, ‘artificial insanity’ in GOP,” usatoday.com, June 28, 2021