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Al Gore: Our democracy's been hacked

Former Vice President Al Gore came on Morning Joe Wednesday morning to discuss his new book, "The Future," and explained why he thinks big money is corrupting A
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore talks during an interview, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in New York. Gore, who takes aim in his new book at the corporate media for "suffocating the free flow of ideas," on Tuesday defended the sale of his own television...
Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore talks during an interview, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 in New York. Gore, who takes aim in his new book at the corporate media...

Former Vice President Al Gore came on Morning Joe Wednesday morning to discuss his new book, "The Future," and explained why he thinks big money is corrupting American democracy.

"Our democracy has been hacked; it’s not working the way our founders intended. And we need to fix it. The influence of big money, the naming of corporations as persons, the belief that might can make right if there are large enough megaphones and enough lobbyists. That’s a subversion of our country is supposed to be."

Watch the full interview below.