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Why can't Obama do something about high gas prices?

Barack Obama

I fault President Obama for high gas prices because as the leader of the country he should be in tune with what matters most to American consumers.

It is no secret that keeping gas prices low is a top priority, but people are still asking "what does the president have to do with gas prices?"

My answer is that, as the nation's leader, he is America's chief advocate to the world, but he and his administration aren't doing enough to meet the needs of the American people.

Gregory Thomas Jr.

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