Not a big Tom Friedman fan myself, but he does get off two memorable observations in his most recent column. Regarding the McCain (and, disgracefully, Clinton) proposal to cut the federal gasoline tax this summer:
This is not an energy policy. This is money laundering.
The McCain-Clinton gas holiday proposal is a perfect example of what energy expert Peter Schwartz of Global Business Network describes as the true American energy policy today: "Maximize demand, minimize supply and buy the rest from the people who hate us the most."
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