BUSINESS
07/23/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Bush Makes Joke About Lowering Gas Prices (VIDEO)

Bush was feisty during his press conference on the troubles facing the economy. Asked about how to lower gas prices, Bush referred back to what he calls his "brilliant statement" about the president having a magic wand that could instantly reduce gas prices. Bush expanded on this riff, however, with a strange movement vaguely reminiscent of a genie granting a wish: "You can't just say, 'low gas!'"

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