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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Joe Walsh: Dems want minorities 'to be dependent on government' (167 comments)

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  •  Unfortunately Gas Prices Can Only Hurt..... (0+ / 0-)

    .....if gas prices fell to 75 cents a gallon by November, it wouldn't help Obama if the economy was stalled.

    •  Feedback loop (0+ / 0-)

      It means consumers have more cash in their pockets, which they can then spend on other things, supporting other parts of the economy, which then generates growth and jobs -- until gas prices start going up again on strong growth numbers, which in turn...

      This isn't a short-term dynamic though, so it takes a while for each piece to play out.

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