Gas prices in the United States continue to rise, with the national average for regular now nearing $4 a gallon.
Americans are understandably frustrated by this. They're also frustrated with President Obama's "handling" of the situation.
A new Reuters poll finds that more than two-thirds of Americans--68%--"disapprove" of the way Obama is dealing with these high prices. Interestingly, a far lower number of Americans actually blame Obama for the high prices. Instead, they blame the oil companies and a combination of factors.
But it's not clear what Americans want Obama to do about high gas prices.
Releasing some oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve might have a limited, temporary effect, but it would also be raiding a store of oil that many Americans think should be reserved for a much more important purpose: Providing a source of emergency fuel if America's international oil supply lines ever get cut off. If Presidents make it a habit ofRead More »from Americans Angry With Obama As Gas Nears $4 A Gallon