This tired act again? President Obama is dropping back to the green energy spiel again, calling ti the key to reducing American dependence on foreign oil in his weekly radio and Internet address this past Saturday.
Obama has been placing more and more emphasis on the steadily escalating gas prices, no doubt feeling his sphincter tighten as much as his reelection chances, although I take his "understanding" of the crunch it's putting on family and small business budgets with as big a piece of salt as I can afford under current circumstances. I mean, every time I hear crap like this, the first thought that springs to mind is when's the last time this guy even sat at a gas pump?
The announcement that Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department will begin looking into the practices that are leading to higher gas prices to me is window dressing with a punchline. I am not going to say this move inspires any confidence, because I have full use of my faculties. To be blunt, there is a fine line between witless and clueless, but handily for us, Holder manages to smear that line all across the room to make it easier to see.
Wow. What a freakin' deal. This whole "shutdown business?" Made for great theater, and by great I mean a Tijuana donkey show had more substance. So all this drama, all this doom and fucking gloom, and it boils down to a compromise over $38 billion, does it? That would impress me if it weren't for the fact that's maybe three or four days of government as usual.
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