A Democratic senator on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee inadvertently explained why her colleagues have no intention of ending the moratorium on offshore oil drilling or increasing the areas open for exploration and production – no matter how popular the idea might be with gas prices soaring.
In an interview with Bloomberg TV's "Money and Politics" last night, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., explained Democrats don't want to increase supplies of oil and gasoline because they want to wean Americans off of petroleum products.
Asked point-blank if Democrats in the Senate would consider how increasing the supply of oil would lower the prices that are pinching
In other words, no.
Comment: Oligarchs who care more about the elitist intellectuals’ concerns over the people that elected them.
Folks, it's time to repeal the 17th Amendment.