In Daily Grist today, we did a little mocking:

The American public will take lots of things lying down — inaction on climate change, ill-conceived wars, erosion of civil liberties — but expensive gas? Hell no! With oil prices topping $75 a barrel, gas prices sneaking up on $3 a gallon, and some East Coast gas stations running dry, Americans are demanding demagoguery from their lawmakers, and lawmakers are asking "how high?"

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Yeah, that was fun to write.

But if you want to see the hare-brained schemes popping up in Congress substantively demolished, check out this post from Robert Rapier over on R-Squared (a blog, by the way, that you should bookmark).

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