President Obama gestures while speaking about the economy on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

President Obama gestures while speaking about the economy on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011, at Osawatomie High School in Osawatomie, Kan. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)