If and when a politician or political pundit on the right brings up the old “Al Gore says he invented the Internet” can’t and shouldn’t we just ignore and disregard every thing he or she says from that point on?

If and when a politician or political pundit on the right brings up the old "Al Gore says he invented the Internet" can’t and shouldn’t we just ignore and disregard every thing he or she says from that point on? It’s been 8 years now since...