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The president’s press conference ran about an hour today. It seemed like each answer ran that long. The thrust was 1.) the Republicans better do their job and raise taxes and 2.) Malia and Sasha are more responsible than Congress. Number 2 I agree with.

Oil Slam

In his radio address today, President Obama blamed greedy oil companies for your pain. The Washington Post was on top of it.

“When oil companies are making huge profits and you’re struggling at the pump, and we’re scouring the federal budget for spending we can afford to do without, these tax giveaways aren’t right,” Obama said. “They aren’t smart. And we need to end them.”

Here are Obama’s approval ratings from the various polls as listed on Real Clear Politics (the numbers in the cartoon were as of noon Saturday 4/30).