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A gas tax holiday sounds fantastic. But there’s a reason Obama bashed it as a ‘gimmick’

 (CNN) — In the spring of 2008, as gas prices were barreling towards record highs, presidential candidates John McCain and Hillary Clinton threw their weight behind a gas tax holiday. Future president Barack Obama, by contrast, dismissed the idea as a political “gimmick” designed purely to win votes. “The easiest thing in the world for […]