We don’t have to tell you that regular unleaded gas averaged $3.60 a gallon last week, and many places higher.
John McCain and Hillary Clinton know it. They’re proposing lifting the 18 and a half cent federal gas tax over the summer to give drivers a break. Barack Obama knows it, too. But he’s not buying the tax plan. He calls it a gimmick.
Energy analysts say the whole debate is a puny sideshow to the huge energy and economic issues in front of us.
Listen to an On Point discussion about the gas tax debate, and America’s crude awakening.
What would a gas tax holiday mean for you? Would saving 18 cents a gallon make a difference?Â Is this pandering at the pump? Or are the politicians saying something that you want to hear?