Bush Hasn’t Heard That Gas Prices Are Going Up
Probably because he’s focused on getting out of office and establishing his library.
Alternet has video of Thursday’s news conference where he showed how in-touch he is.
Q: What’s your advice to the average American who is hurting now, facing the prospect of $4 a gallon gasoline, a lot of people facing –
THE PRESIDENT: Wait, what did you just say? You’re predicting $4 a gallon gasoline?
Q: A number of analysts are predicting –
THE PRESIDENT: Oh, yeah?
Q:– $4 a gallon gasoline this spring when they reformulate.
THE PRESIDENT: That’s interesting. I hadn’t heard that.
Moments later, the president can’t answer a question about funding for his library because he’s “focused elsewhere, like on gasoline prices…”:
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Q Any restrictions on who can give? Will you take foreign money for this?
THE PRESIDENT: Yes, I’ll probably take some foreign money, but don’t know yet, Ken. We just haven’t — we just announced the deal and I, frankly, have been focused elsewhere, like on gasoline prices…
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