Now, didn’t President Bush, John McCain, Sarah Palin, and a whole cadre of Republicans promise immediate relief at the pump if Dems allowed offshore drilling? Well, it’s been a week since the ban was lifted, and guess what, gas in LA has dropped about $.08/gallon. Not exactly the relief promised, eh?
The reason for the delay in dropped prices? It’ll take at least two years to award a lease and probably about a decade for drilling offshore to begin.
Meanwhile, the Republican Party is too busy mocking the one surefire way to save money and lower prices at the pump-conservation: