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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Obama not an elitist, He's just better than you(and can't bowl to save his life.)

From Reuters:

"Let's give low-income Americans a break for the summer and realize maybe they deserve it, given the increase in food costs, given the increase in the cost of gasoline, given the increase in expenses particularly when most of them are on fixed income or even worse, having lost their jobs," he said.

In Indianapolis, Obama castigated McCain and Clinton for backing the proposal, calling it an election-year gimmick.

The idea has appeal for a U.S. public anxious about rising gas prices and the prospect of expensive road trips during the vacation season. But it has been rejected by many economists who believe the savings would end up in the pockets of oil companies already reaping record profits, instead of easing the burden on consumers.

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