|In the first half of 2000, everyone was upset, as oil had been around $10 a barrel the previous year. That spring, the price more than doubled, and it was an election year. George Bush blamed President Bill Clinton.
Now, oil is nearing $140 a barrel-under Bush oil prices have gone up seven-fold!
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