John McCain to Give Away Gasoline

Chavez opening gas pipeline

Here is one way to get elected president: give away gas. Hey, it works for Hugo Chavez, why not John McCain? When some suggest that perhaps subsidized gas distorts the entire system and discourages conservation, and others worry about the nation's failing infrastructure, Mr. McCain of the Party of Free Markets wants to suspend collection of the federal gas tax for the summer. This money normally goes to the Highway Trust Fund to fill potholes, maintain roads and fix bridges, but McCain wants to fix another kind of hole.

I liked the old days when we got bribed with money and liquor. ::Andrew Sullivan


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