In honor of the national average price for gasoline hitting $4/gallon today, we remind you of this little exchange between a reporter and Dubya (the former oilman) that occurred on Feb 28, less than 4 months ago:
Q: What’s your advice to the average American who is hurting now, facing the prospect of $4 a gallon gasoline, a lot of people facing —
Bush: Wait, what did you just say? You’re predicting $4 a gallon gasoline?
Q: A number of analysts are predicting —
Bush: Oh, yeah?
Q: — $4 a gallon gasoline this spring when they reformulate.
Bush: That’s interesting. I hadn’t heard that.