Did the Clintons snub Al Gore and Tipper by not inviting them to daughter's Chelsea's wedding?

We know for certain that Al and Tipper are not going, yet Al had told a reporter a few days ago that he had talked to the former president recently and was " looking forward to Chelsea's wedding - that's a happy occasion,"

Now they are not going to the celebration, being held in Rhinebeck, New York.

"The Gores are not attending the wedding," family spokeswoman Kalee Kreider said in a statement. "They both wish Chelsea well, believe she is a wonderful young woman, and they share in the family's excitement."

The wedding is limited to 400 guests and the question is whether Al and Tipper were among those invited to begin with.

Given Al's problems with a certain Irish American masseuse lady called Molly Hagerty in Portland it is not surprising they would want to keep out of the limelight these days.

For the Clinton's it must be an odd vindication to see Gore's marriage break up and theirs remains rock solid. Gore's holier that thou attitude to the Monica Lewinsky scandal really grated with Bill.

Who's sorry now?