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How Many Economists Does it Take ...

To figure out that the gas-tax suspension plan isn’t going to work?

To quote a co-worker of mine: “I’m going to save thirty dollars? Max? That’s not even going to keep me in cigarettes for the summer.”

Glibness aside, it angers me that McCain and Clinton really think thirty dollars is going to ease the pain felt by Americans forced to spend forty bucks or more to fill up their tanks. Who’s out of touch now?

— Meg

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