What passes for policy discussion in the world’s greatest nation:House Republicans issued the boldest claim yet in their three-day energy protest, insinuating on Tuesday morning that their demonstration [speeches to an empty chamber demanding more offshore drilling] may in fact have already begun to lower gas prices.In other news, Republicans credited their speeches for the fact that the sun rose today.
“The market is responding to the fact that we are here talking,” said Republican Rep. John Shadegg.
Thursday, August 07, 2008
Dumb Politicians and Gas Prices
From Paul Krugman: