...four years ago, high gas prices were all the President's fault and he was just refusing to fix the problem because he was greedy, heartless, and/or stupid.
...ten years ago we were told that drilling for new oil sources wouldn't bring any new oil onto the market for... ten years.
...and in '08 we were told that for Barack Obama's energy and environmental policies to work, the cost of energy would "necessarily" have to "skyrocket".
What Obama didn't say to the man with 10 kids was what he said in a January 2008 interview with the San Francisco Chronicle: Under his administration, "electricity rates would necessarily skyrocket." And he said nothing about his energy secretary, Steven Chu, who told the Wall Street Journal that "somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe." At the time, gas was selling there for $10 a gallon