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  •  They're dreaming... (8+ / 0-)

    They are totally banking on significantly higher gas prices between now and election day to provide a strategy to take down Obama.

    $5.00/gallon regular gas would imply roughly $150/barrel oil, about 40% higher than it is now, within a few months.  If they're confident in that move, they should quit politics, buy oil futures on margin and start shopping for yachts!

    Or maybe not, given Republicans' recent track record of making financial forecasts.

    •  Plus, it isn't clear such gas prices would (1+ / 0-)
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      do that much damage to the Pres.  Of course, the R's in their desperation, are willing to take the gamble of trying to stick him with the blame, should prices rise that much.

      Catholic historian Lord Acton said that Catholics were too sensible to go crazy every time a pope does.

      by rsmpdx on Thu Feb 23, 2012 at 10:55:28 PM PST

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