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Finally put his call them the gift of rational -- minimum like I -- that's nothing -- how the world would be different today -- gore Lieberman won.
Well that's that's true Canada.
During this day where we launch this new book people Westmoreland about that year and I feel about -- -- Good to hear from the perspective of being the first Jewish American and a ticket and look -- the first one Al Gore had the guts.
To break that barrier also had the confidence in the American people and and that confidence was I think vindicated -- We didn't get a half million more votes than the other thing that's -- the electoral college for a moment.
They did shuttle about the openness of America the average reflect upon how -- we would be today in the world and I wouldn't think about it so I think some of the things that happened probably would have happened regardless of -- jurors were -- -- would not have -- -- -- in Iraq we should be in Afghanistan.
I think we do we have -- -- -- -- and this is all speculation yet mr.
-- I'm talking about.
A potential vice president and we all know that the president decides my guess is we would have gone into Afghanistan.
I would be skeptical would have voted or act will we still -- and Afghanistan I don't know good question -- I think you bring up a -- -- -- -- Is this clearly about the -- -- and you know the gift of breasts which of course is wonderful title for that and the fact that -- as the first Jewish and a national Jewish person a national ticket idea.
Had to deal with of this idea that what -- -- the next few if something happens on -- -- road and you can you deal with us.
In the book yeah it's really important for for me to do that course throughout my career -- said.
Way back to my state senate days in the 1970s I'm not gonna do politics on the service.
But I will fulfill any governmental responsibility.
Have because to me that's.
Even higher than the requirements of the seventh I can break the trust that I have given people -- -- I mean I go to vote on the seventh when I chairman of the homeland security committee -- -- -- -- call.
About Homeland Security of course -- -- So you have to draw lines and I think people were very understanding.
During the 2000 campaign.
With confidence that it didn't really seem to be a major issue and it could have been potentially could have been it was -- a great moment and really should give anybody here confidence for the -- -- -- people -- feel badly about America.
Us in American people reacted very positively there was a little bit of of a flurry of anti semitism on the Internet after a gut.
Selected figured a way people were very well.
Grooming and you never felt that as a Jew and a national ticket that that was a negative and any part of the country or any part of the campaign I never I never did -- -- certainly felt -- personally and I love that the maybe because people those religious one of those Secret Service agents who's with -- who -- -- -- national campaign said.
You know said to me when -- senator I never heard so many people say god bless you to a Canada for a that's an advantage interestingly enough rather than this being an impediment to your political theory -- actually talk in the book about how it's been a boon to your political correct.
I think -- -- I mean you know I didn't become.
Seventh observer and as a result of -- poll.
A focus group decide give credit to my parents for.
For raising me this way but as it turned out.
I think people in the -- gonna respect you for doing what you think your religion ask you to do.
And it's a great part of the greatness of America is that since I don't think it hurt but I think there is a -- sometimes between people of different -- for his I was really intrigued by the part we talk about the importance of of -- -- spending time and sometimes actually intimate time during the seventh -- here with your loved one in.
Yeah you're can at a time when you're on stage with -- in in Florida and -- and I can see Hadassah for a very.
-- -- -- Has served I was at a rally and I haven't seen this is the nature -- -- in your -- from your wife are both campaigning.
Where in the cereal is about 4000 people are -- -- -- -- -- -- look.
Grim welcome for being -- of people -- know -- and she blushed and as they say in the book she -- because you know there is.
I'm looking -- of being with you over the seventh.
Because there is a Jewish tradition really encouraged by the revelers for the millennia and now that one of the things you should do in the seventh.
Is -- was yours both spouse sexually into that nobody -- this is a good thing I tell a story in the book really remember that.
I have vessel is who or group of women friends and telling this part of -- -- its experience of the -- said you're kidding.
I'm gonna trying to -- my husband have become more relief.
-- -- This is.
Or not just for -- this book do you want -- you -- actually you in -- -- not -- -- would -- -- way but but but but make they get the message out that that everybody -- -- or lack -- -- can use.
The precepts of of of the -- That's my hope and I appreciate you you're putting it there -- -- that.
I'm inviting people to come with me through a typical seventh in this book and I'm -- this is seven's record -- -- traditional.
Jewish practice but.
I'm also saying at every point of the way no matter what your religion or or if you don't belong to any church or synagogue your mosque.
Just there's something here this this a decision.
To take it day in which should turn off the electronics are part of a day if you get into it for a day.
Is stop working.
And you focus on being -- your family.
Maybe just spending time reading.
Gone outside and -- nature whatever gives you perspective.
And recharges your spirit.
Four for the sixth is is it hard to shut off the black for in the phones and and that the -- -- -- five hours right aren't you applying for our I don't yet.
Hardest thing to do.
Has -- consider approaches on Friday.
Is to turn the blackbird -- -- but once you do it.
We just feel great and I hope this is not divine into.
I this He -- talk -- him -- -- -- this behavior that there is some kind of a message there.
And I try to -- you do it once you turn of -- if you feel.
Liberated and you learn something which is the world can get by with a -- for today.
And if the world really needs you -- get in touch with his picture of the way that Al Gore hoosiers -- -- And they don't well I waved back in my first and as the workshop was dialogue to a simultaneous translator -- -- Is the seventh Gentile let's that -- Used to be and with orthodox Jews traditional Jews that find somebody.
Who was not Jewish who would be the -- until and that and that person if they forgot to eternal light on or something would commend the house and hope -- do that was they couldn't do.
Well in my first year in the senate the first time we were there on a Friday night.
And we have boats the next morning and -- -- had to stay over Al Gore came over me in the senate for -- is your seventh where you can -- Are similar to go to the senate gym there's a -- oh come on my parents of an apartment -- So finally I said okay and in god bless him He took -- and you know everything turned on the -- okay which slates do you want off before I let it.
Anyway he's a good guy.
I -- how do you explain to.
The non initiated that.
How does make sense in 2011 million put on the light you don't you know you can't take a phone call you -- -- in a car finally the Bible was written there -- -- cars may know various weapons but pat what is it makes sense since one mile.
Well you know what.
It in a in a literal sense it probably doesn't make sense.
But these are all laws looked the Bible itself and and ten commandments fourth commandments is are the seventh day to keep it -- -- work six days stalwart to seventh day.
And memory of the creation.
But did there was a lot of DTL there and on the -- came along and said okay this is what you should do and what you can't do.
And it's become I don't wanna break in to a chorus of tradition from thriller Erica but essentially these have become.
But the revelers themselves called -- old.
Fences around the seventh to protect the services of their receipt -- journalists and you -- driven a car.
Analysts there's an emergency you gotta do it and -- some purpose she conserve -- Doing that that's more important than the actual restriction on the -- without it.
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