George W. Bush, asked today whether he regrets not doing more during his first term to prevent high gas prices now: "You might remember when I first came in. I think the price of oil was like -- I know it was below $20. And it's all of a sudden now that the price of oil is up, alternatives become much more economically viable, and therefore I think the American people are going to see a lot of technological development happen quickly, which will enable people to have different options and different choices."
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Bush: High oil prices are making alternative-energy vehicles more attractive.
April 28, 2006 10:57PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve