Thursday, December 25, 2014

Do you think President Obama's policies are why gasoline prices are so high.

READER POLL

Do you think President Obama’s policies are why gasoline prices are so high.

Yes, Mitt Romney says Obama has limited domestic oil production
 
  233 (24.8%)
No, U.S. crude oil production is up, but global demand has raised prices
 
  381 (40.6%)
Yes, Obama just wants to give tax breaks to alternative energy sources
 
  133 (14.2%)
No, only way a president can raise prices is by getting Congress to hike gas tax
 
  192 (20.4%)
Total votes = 939
Elsewhere on the site:
 
Gas pump prices aren't the president's decision


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