Saturday, March 10, 2012

Fox Shifts On Gas Prices From Bush To Obama

One Fox commentator after another is blaming President Obama for rising gas prices. Gretchen Carlson asked, “Why is nobody talking about this? …I remember when President Bush was president, people talked about it almost every single day.” Carlson seems to forget Fox’s stance in 2008, when prices spiked under Bush. Media Matters reminds us that back then, Fox pundits argued that the president has no influence over gas prices. Instead, they were controlled by market forces–and it was unfair to blame Bush. Apparently the economics of gas completely changed when Obama was elected. Listen:

(h/t: Best of the Left podcast)

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