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Poll: Will high gas prices derail Obama's reelection?

1asteriskshield_ezr_max50

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Source: Yahoonews          WOW imagine, not Fox News!!


COMMENTARY- President Barack Obama's Secretary of Energy Stephen Chu uttered the kind of Washington gaffe that consistes of telling the truth when convenient. According to Politico, Chu admitted to a House committee that the administration is not interested in lowering gas prices.


Chu, along with the Obama administration, regards the spike in gas prices as a feature rather than a bug. High gas prices provide an incentive for alternate energy technology, a priority for the White House, and a decrease in reliance on oil for energy.


The Heritage Foundation points out that hammering the American consumer with high gas prices to make electric and hybrid cars more appealing is consistent with Obama administration policy and Chu's philosophy. That explains the refusal to allow the building of the Keystone XL pipeline and to allow drilling in wide areas of the US and offshore areas.


The consequences of the policy are not likely to be of benefit to the Obama administration.............


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Of course he's OK with the high gas prices......... We're the ones paying for it, not him.

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I don't know if this alone will hurt his re-election campaign. The reason I feel it won't is because Obama has become more of a pop culture icon than a leader. He attracts the younger voters, not by his policies, but by his charisma. He's a "cool" president, and for many people that is their basis for a vote. When you put him up against John McCain, his ability to speak and work a crowd make it hard to even listen to McCain's policies. I think Romney may be able to swing some of those younger voters over to his side, because he has the same type of appeal. It would be nice if the election was about stances on the issues, but I think it is declining to a more elementary evaluation of the candidates appeal.

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schultzy04 says ...



I don't know if this alone will hurt his re-election campaign. The reason I feel it won't is because Obama has become more of a pop culture icon than a leader. He attracts the younger voters, not by his policies, but by his charisma. He's a "cool" president, and for many people that is their basis for a vote. When you put him up against John McCain, his ability to speak and work a crowd make it hard to even listen to McCain's policies. I think Romney may be able to swing some of those younger voters over to his side, because he has the same type of appeal. It would be nice if the election was about stances on the issues, but I think it is declining to a more elementary evaluation of the candidates appeal.



Schultzy! Say it ain't so! Style over substance? Is that what the office of the president has reduced itself to?


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Seeing as how most of us don't own a refinery or have the want to drive an electric roller skate, I am wondering where some of our commmenters are with dissenting views?


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