25 Feb '12, 7pm

Let's Have An Election That Hangs On Gas Prices

Let's Have An Election That Hangs On Gas Prices

MGSPiller /CC BY 2.0 Bumper stickers on an Edsel. I was wrong: Republican politicians are back on their tried and true strategy of fighting for votes by chanting Drill Baby Drill . President Obama has reacted , characterizing it as "bumper sticker" thinking. You'd think GOP strategists would see the danger of trying to drive a rust bucket strategy to the polls. Here's why. Danger of pegging politics to crystal ball economics When was the last time economists successfully predicted the average cost of gasoline 8 or 9 months ahead? That would be the time they successfully predicted a hurricane destroying offshore platforms in the Gulf of Mexico and flooding refineries, right? Or, like the time they foresaw several national economies falling because of corrupt financial institutions running the show. Suppose the Chinese or the Brazilian economy (or both) slowed this summer. A...

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