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Gas Prices and Political Mythology

msalmon Wrote: Sep 06, 2012 8:27 AM
cuts back supply? When there is instability in the Middle East which will restrict supply? LOL. Economic ignorance is so widespread in this country. That is why so many people still vote for liberals.
If there is any issue you can be sure will come up during a presidential election campaign, it's gasoline prices. They are simple, important and plainly visible to anyone who drives. They're the classic pocketbook issue: When prices are low or at least falling, voters somehow feel better than when prices are high or rising.

Lately it's been the latter. During his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, Mitt Romney faulted President Barack Obama because "gasoline prices have doubled" on his watch, while lamenting the plight of a hard-pressed American "watching the gas pump hit $50." Message: You won't...
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