March 28, 2012
Editor’s note: Obama is a teleprompter reader and has nothing to do with gas prices. Outraged Americans should turn their attention to the Federal Reserve and monetary policy if they want to stop the devaluation of the dollar, the real culprit behind rising gas prices.
More than two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is handling high gasoline prices, although most do not blame him for them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos online poll released on Tuesday.
Sixty-eight percent disapprove and 24 percent approve of how Obama is responding to price increases that have become one of the biggest issues in the 2012 presidential campaign.
In the past month, U.S. fuel prices have jumped about $0.30 per gallon to about $3.90 and the Republicans seeking to replace the Democrat in the November 6 election have seized upon the issue to attack his energy policies.