Posted by | February 29, 2008 14:20 | Filed under: Top Stories

Probably because he’s focused on getting out of office and establishing his library.

Alternet has video of Thursday’s news conference where he showed how in-touch he is.

Q: What’s your advice to the average American who is hurting now, facing the prospect of $4 a gallon gasoline, a lot of people facing –

THE PRESIDENT: Wait, what did you just say? You’re predicting $4 a gallon gasoline?

Q: A number of analysts are predicting –

THE PRESIDENT: Oh, yeah?

Q:– $4 a gallon gasoline this spring when they reformulate.

THE PRESIDENT: That’s interesting. I hadn’t heard that.

Moments later, the president can’t answer a question about funding for his library because he’s  “focused elsewhere, like on gasoline prices…”:

Q Any restrictions on who can give? Will you take foreign money for this?

THE PRESIDENT: Yes, I’ll probably take some foreign money, but don’t know yet, Ken. We just haven’t — we just announced the deal and I, frankly, have been focused elsewhere, like on gasoline prices…

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