Barack Obama has had options to deal with soaring gas prices. He could have done something about all that quantitative easing, which has trashed the value of the dollar. He could drill. He could cut taxes. Instead, he decided to release some oil from the strategic petroleum reserve, which is meant as a last-ditch measure in times of national emergency.

So how did he do? Well, when the president finally acted, gas was about $4 a gallon. Today, after tapping the SPR, gas is … about $4 a gallon. What is the reason we are supposed to re-elect Barack Obama? It certainly isn’t competence.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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