Posts Tagged ‘gas prices’

A Republican Narrative Dies As The Price Of Gas Keeps Falling

Can you believe that it was only four months ago when Republicans were almost gleeful that gas prices were rising? They knew this was bad for President Obama and good for them. Sure, their public rhetoric was supportive to millions of Americans struggling to pay bills but their collective euphoria of the political implications of rising gas prices in an election year was hardly private.

Remember When Republicans Said Rising Gas Prices Were Obama’s Fault?

Cheap Gas! - photo by Lane Pearman

Gas prices have fallen for seven straight weeks. Heading into Memorial Day weekend gas prices are lower than they were a year ago. Remember just a few short months ago when Republicans, especially Republican presidential candidates, were blaming President Obama for high gas prices? In fact, some of them, including Newt Gingrich, accused Obama of wanting higher gas prices so that he could push his agenda of alternative energy. Did they actually believe that a sitting president looking to be reelected would intentionally raise gas prices (if he had such power)?

Etch A Sketch Candidate: Romney Erases His ‘High Gas Price’ Past

Mitt Romney - photo by Gage Skidmore

Mitt Romney has done a lot of lying lately. Romney is lying when he says President Obama has made the economy worse. He is lying when talking about his health care law in Massachusetts (saying he never intended it to be a model for the nation). Romney is also lying when he said Obama raised corporate tax rates. What else has Romney lied about? Watch this segment from The Rachel Maddow Show: