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Will Forecast of Rising Gas Price Affect Presidential Race?

Carlos7 Wrote: Oct 06, 2012 4:18 PM
TAKE A GOOD HARD LOOK AT THESE NUMBERS! Oil/Gas price January 2008 - Oil $97.91 per Barrel / Gasoline $1.85 per Gallon Oil/Gas price October 2012 - Oil $89.92 per Barrel / Gasoline $3.70 per Gallon Umm ... what does Oil-Baron Obama have to say for himself?

The Drudge Report is cheekily labeling an article about the outrageous gas prices and gas shortage in Southern California the "October Surprise." While it's unlikely even $4-$5 (and up) a gallon gas prices will turn Californians into Romney fans, CNBC is reporting that gas prices are likely to keep rising in October:

"It will only take another refinery issue and a bit more of geopolitical noise to have the first U.S. election at a US average gasoline price of $4 a gallon," says energy analyst Olivier Jakob of Petromatrix

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