It has long been observed in American politics that prices at the pump can have a huge impact on votes at election time. When gas prices rise dramatically near campaign time, the party challenging the one currently in power tends to gain the upper hand, particularly when its candidates can claim they know how to lower gas prices again.
Right now, because of the current demand for gas for American consumers and businesses, and because of tensions in Iran and the rest of the Middle East, gas prices are skyrocketing. By the summer of 2012, it’s estimated that prices will be over $5 per gallon. Analysts … [visit site to read . . . → Read More: The Damaging Political Effects of Rising Gas Prices
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