Daily Kos and the AP have the story of Al Gore's remarkable effort to successfully evacuate 270 Katrina survivors. He wasn't doing it for publicity, and he wasn't doing it for personal glory. He was doing it because it was the right thing to do and he had the means to do it.
What a man! And what a national tragedy it was that this great and good human being was kept out of the White House by a Republican-organized coup in Florida in 2000. The coup was aided and abetted by a vicious rightwing propaganda campaign, a nakedly partisan Republican majority on the Supreme Court, and a degenerate press corps that had, throughout the campaign, magnified every supposed Gore fault while covering up the glaring deficiencies and lies of the least qualified man to ever run for the presidency, George W. Bush.
God bless you, Al!