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Did Obama just have his Jimmy Carter moment?

The AP reports this:

{ FAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. (AP) — Pitching the promise of energy independence, President Barack Obama cautioned Wednesday that it’s going to be tough to transition from America’s oil-dependent economy and acknowledged there’s little he can do to lower gas prices over the short term.

“I’m just going to be honest with you. There’s not much we can do next week or two weeks from now,” the president told workers at a wind turbine plant. It’s a theme Obama’s struck before as he tries to show voters he’s attuned to a top economic concern with gas prices pushing toward $4 a gallon.}

In other words, “You’ll get used to it”

To those of us old enough to remember, this reminds us of the Jimmah “Malaise” speech. In that speech Carter tried to get us to believe that we just had to accept less out of life.  That was the beginning of the end for the peanut farmer. Let us hope this is the beginning of the end of the “Organizer in Chief”.

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