Did somebody say something about a lack of trust? As the Washington Post reports, the GOP may not get a boost out of the recent drop in gasoline prices because a fair number of Americans think lower prices are simply the result of preelection political machinations. The Post reports that three out of 10 Americans think the price drop "is a result of domestic political factors, including White House and Republican Party efforts to influence the November elections." While three out of 10 doesn't a majority make, it's almost equal to the number who believe that the price drop is attributable to legitimate market forces.
When it goes, it's gone
Gas prices are down, but a poll suggests that the news won't help the GOP much.
October 10, 2006 6:21PM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve