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And joining us now Fox News contribute up -- Williams.
That must really bit -- bit of a concern to you rising gas prices and politically very difficult to mountain to get over I'd say -- I don't think there's any question you know when Stewart when I think of that four dollars that you're talking about you go back to 08 I mean and and that was when.
The Republicans were.
Yelling drill baby drill if you were -- so.
It definitely will catch people's attention if we get to four dollar gas -- any question will be a political liability for president bomber -- Nobody else okay I'll wanna refer to president -- -- -- view of right before the Super Bowl yesterday.
The first question to him was about Iran and Israel and a potential attack on Iran by Israel.
It do you get the impression that President Obama is reining in the Israelis and saying it don't do that don't do it -- you think.
Well you know what I'm hearing around Washington that's the case I don't see any evidence -- that in terms of public statements I know that Hillary Clinton the secretary of state.
Has said you know that they're concerned about the ramifications.
Once it happens and they're trying to make sure that everything is in place because.
You know not to be.
Not to hype it but you're talking about the potential for world war three you already got crisis situation in Syria.
You've got another crisis in Egypt.
And the United States is trying to exercise influence in both of those situations and so far with not much effect.
And so now you throw another X-Factor if you will into the makes and it becomes combustible so.
Very difficult situation.
You know I'm surprised -- I thought you come right out the box this morning and say look President Obama is on the way back this column is recovering Detroit is back.
We're going places and he did say yesterday that he deserves a second time I would I would have thought -- have been admit bit -- -- You know.
Robust annual support for the president this morning I'm surprised to see -- holding back just a little.
-- -- Brit -- Stuart you started out with the kind of GOP talking point about gas prices which is what.
-- and what that Newt Gingrich was all about on the Sunday shows yesterday because.
This you know at a time when the economy is looking better I think Republicans realized.
Hey you know what a lot of the kind of principal.
Cause that we had against the president seems to be fading so they're looking for something else and I think -- which is looking -- gas price pretty weak read but.
You know what -- four -- -- is gonna get everybody's attention if we do come to that there's no denying that.
I'm not so sure that the economy he's in such good shape.
I'm looking at the number the millions of people I believe the total is four million.
Who have literally dropped out of the world -- there are actually there are fewer jobs available today fewer people employed today.
-- in 2001.
I think that tells a lot about -- this bad that's on the ground floor of this economy.
And I think that's that's why you've got to be very -- -- -- yet we're off to the races here we go would going places the economy is back Detroit's back.
He could be a little bit too optimistic Kia.
Well I don't think anybody is being too optimistic look Americans though if you look at the trajectory of consumer confidence employer hiring.
Investment right now Wall Street is that I'm just going bonkers -- Wall Street's very positive and optimistic.
But people see that we are making progress Stuart I think people want to give credit and -- A little bit like that Clint Eastwood commercial -- -- say you know what we were not that we're on our backs but -- we're getting up and we're fighting back.
I MI that's the spirit -- that was -- half of president Obama's reelection.
This here guys in this alleged activity was I -- -- -- that nobody's gonna go accused Clint Eastwood of being son left the come on now.
No that's true -- -- They're accused simply -- yeah.
-- -- -- -- Capitalist you get the critical thing when I am I mean that's what it's all about I got a host I'm hopeful and on the screen last night -- really did.
Our quality -- I'm sorry we're out it's on missile was applied to our -- if they -- Stuart thanks want.