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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