Maybe Some Good News About the "Energy Crisis," At Last
In response to President Bush's rather tepid proposal to lift some of the restrictions on the USA's development of the USA's resources:
Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Democratic majority leader, reacted quickly to the president’s remarks on Wednesday. “This week’s flip-flop on offshore oil drilling by President Bush and Senator John McCain is nothing more than a cynical campaign ploy that will do nothing to lower energy prices..."
Obviously, this observation of Reid's is good news and a sound argument for proceeding to drill enthusiastically. Remember, this is the guy who said:
My advice, based on Reid's track record? DRILLS AWAAAAAAYYY!!!1!
More seriously, let's hope this is the start of a sustained, "Man on the Moon" type effort to responsibly use our resources, or at least the start of a deep, sustained, and well-played Bluff to drive speculators out of the market.