HE’S GOOD AT CLAIMING CREDIT AND CASTING BLAME: A reader emails: “Obama is taking credit for unemployment declines in Ohio . . . When those declines are actually due to 1) shale gas development in the state, 2) drill and casing steel manufacturing as a result of incased oil and gas development on state and private leases throughout many states, 3) taxpayer funded bailouts of GM and Chrysler, and 4) workforce relocation to other states.”

Related: Energy Jobs a Driving Force in Ohio Economic Recovery.

With new domestic oil and gas production being one of the few bright spots in the otherwise lousy Obama economy, it’s ironic that Dick Cheney’s legacy may be helping Obama get re-elected.