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Al Gore is coming to Portland, Oregon tomorrow (Wednesday, November 18, 2009) to shill his new book, Our Choice.

It seems Al Gore is becoming even more of a lightning rod as The Oregonian notes Gore’s visit with a bit of regret regarding Gore’s baggage:

Al Gore, who is for better or worse the public face of climate change, will be in Portland this week for a series of events.

PETA is coming after him from the left:

Just ahead of Al Gore’s stop this week in Portland, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has challenged the former vice president to back his green talk by giving up meat.

At Gore’s book discussion Wednesday night at Keller Auditorium, PETA warns that the former vice president will be faced down by a “nearly naked ‘Mother Earth‘ ” and PETA supporters holding signs that say “Meat’s Not Green.”

“More and more, we are hearing about the damage that meat production does to our water supply, the forests and the global climate,” PETA says in a news release. “In light of these reports, we are asking Mr. Gore simply to try going vegetarian for 30 days. If he were to stick with it for a year, he could save more than 100 animals’ lives — and maybe even his own.”

And the Americans for Prosperity Hot Air Tour will be hitting him from the right:

The free-market grassroots group Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is taking its nationwide Hot Air Tour to former Vice President Al Gore in Portland on Wednesday, November 18, to expose the extreme economic costs of cap-and trade-legislation to the American taxpayer.

On Wednesday, November 18, AFP will take on Al Gore once again at Keller Fountain Park—this time to expose the economic dangers of cap-and-trade legislation.

Attendees will have the chance to listen to Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips and sign a petition urging their members of Congress to vote “no” on cap-and-trade.

The event is free and open to the public.

What: Portland Hot Air Tour Event

Who: Americans for Prosperity Tim Phillips, President of AFP

When: Wednesday, November 18, 5:30pm

Where: Keller Fountain Park SW 3rd Ave. and SW Clay St. Portland, OR 97201

Media Contact: Mary Ellen Burke (202) 309-1129

Move On Dot Gore will be protesting The Goracle too.

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