Obama: ‘It’s like these guys take pride in being ignorant’

By David Edwards
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 8:37 EDT
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At a town hall meeting in Brea, Ohio yesterday, Barack Obama pushed back against attacks on his suggestion that Americans keep their tires inflated to the correct pressure.

Obama said, “They’re making fun of a step that every expert says would absolutely reduce our oil consumption by 3 to 4 percent. It’s like these guys take pride in being ignorant.”

ABC News has more details here.

This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast August 6, 2008.

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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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