Uhhh...here's Obama's answer to $6/gal gas: pond scum.
RealClearPolitics: "We're making new investments in the development of gasoline and diesel and jet fuel that's actually made from a plant-like substance. Algae. You've got a bunch of algae out here, right?" President Obama said at a campaign event in Coral Gables, Florida. "If we can make energy out of that, we will be doing alright," Obama said.
I'm not gonna say 'the man is out of ideas'...because he never had any by design.