Either Steven Chu is really good about keeping his tires properly inflated, or the Energy Secretary is considering a career in education.
During a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Tuesday, Chu said he’d give himself an A for controlling gas prices.
Meanwhile, everyday Americans like myself are now paying around $4.25 a gallon at the pump. According to the Energy Information Administration, that’s more than double the price paid per gallon when Barack Obama took office in 2009.
In response to Mr. Chu’s grade inflation, Sean Spicer, the Republican National Committee’s communications director, had this to say.
“I would have loved to have Secretary Chu as a professor in college if he thinks $4-plus a gallon and over a 100 percent increase gets an A. It would probably take $10 a gallon for him to get to a B under this curve.”
Hold it right there, Mr. Spicer. You should know that what we used to call a curve, we now call weighted grades.