Source: US Dept of Energy; graphic by LA Times
The Rs clearly think gas prices, are going to be one of their big issues come fall, and they’re working hard on message strategy.
This is one of many issues where facts don’t always make much difference, but note the chart above. Gasoline prices were actually higher in mid-2008, when somebody else was president.
As we used to say in the 60s, if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.