They always compared Al Gore to a statue. It's only fate.
Congratulations to Al Gore and Davis Guggenheim for winning an Oscar for Best Documentary for An Inconvenient Truth.
Congratulations to Melissa Etheridge for her Oscar for Best Original Song for "I Need to Wake Up."
Run, Al, run, but don't announce until about November or so... there's no rush for someone with your name recognition. And, besides, you're already talking to the voters.