Mediate reminds us of times past:
The Five‘s Dana Perino made an appearance on this morning’s Fox and Friends and spoke out about the mainstream media’s coverage of gas price prices, saying it was more negative under President Bush than President Obama.
Meanwhile, the White House is passing the buck:
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney denied that President Obama bears responsibility for high gas prices
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The rise in gas prices is clearly the effect of a variety of factors on the global price of oil,” Carney said during the press briefing today. “They include unrest in certain regions of the world. They include growth in areas like China and India.” He was responding CBS’s Norah O’Donnell, who asked if the unseasonably high gas prices are “the president’s fault.”
Remember, when things go bad under this president, it’s not his fault.
Rule of thumb. If something goes wrong when a Republican it’s the White House, it’s the president’s fault, but if the same thing happens under a Democratic administration, it’s something that the politicians just can’t control. Interesting rule given that it’s the Democrats more likely than not who turn to the government when they discern social and economic challenges in need of “solutions.”