He didn't invent the Internet, but Al Gore might have enough to buy it1/18/2013
Now here's an inconvenient truth: The wonky former vice president we always wrote off as stiff tree-hugger turns out to be a kick-ass capitalist. Al Gore bought $29 million worth of Apple stock for about $441,000, thanks to options Steve Jobs gave him to join the company's board. Gore only exercised stock options on 59,000 of his share, so that leaves him another 61,000 shares he can option at dirt-cheap prices. Between that and his cable channel, Current TV, which used to be a viewer-repellant media punch line, being sold to Al-Jazeera for a reported $100 million, maybe now Gore can pop for a higher-speed Internet connection for his next his next AMA on Reddit. [Source]
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