for the price of gasoline. Sure, he can do things that MIGHT influence the cost a penny or two from time to time, but gas prices are dictated by powers that far supersede anything any President can do.
This latest small drop -- which still has not brought the prices back to where they were several months ago -- is merely a fortunate coincidence for President Obama.
Of course, the price of gas come October and November will be more influential in his re-election bid. But, unless it hits $5 a gallon, it will likely not jeopardize his prospects of getting four more years to show no leadership.