Just think of it. The average price for a gallon of gas back on Bushes last day was 1.84 a gallon according to Consumer Reports. Average gas prices--January 26, 2009 Today it is 4 bucks over the majority of the country. In California, that bastion of insanity on the Left Coast the average price is 4.61 per gallon. Gas prices soar on refinery, pipeline woes - SFGate Yeppers, Obama is an oil mans wet dream....too bad the little people get screwed over so that Obama's buddies can make bazillions of dollars.