george c. marshall institute http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/20037/all en Obama Misleads on Oil Reserves, Networks Defend Him, Fail to Fact Check http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/obama-misleads-oil-reserves-networks-defend-him-fail-fact-check <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC ignore estimates U.S. has 60 times more oil than ‘proven reserves.’ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/paul-wilson-joe-and-betty-anderlik-fellow-culture-and-media">Paul Wilson</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When President Barack Obama recently pontificated on gas prices, the broadcast networks listened, parroted his explanations of why gas prices have <a href="http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/statements/2011/sep/08/michele-bachmann/michele-bachmann-says-gasoline-cost-179-gallon-whe/">more than doubled</a> since he took office. But the networks had a much different take on gas prices when a Republican president was in office.<br /></p><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/obama-misleads-oil-reserves-networks-defend-him-fail-fact-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Energy Media abc Barack Obama cbs gas prices george c. marshall institute George W. Bush global oil supply NBC oil oil reserves proven reserves Mon, 19 Mar 2012 21:29:35 +0000 julia.seymour 39519 at http://archive2.mrc.org