Look, it’s understandable that you feel that oil drilling should be allowed in the Gulf Coast, Rep. Jeff Landry of Louisiana. It was the first thing we thought of, too. But, you know, think this can wait a week? Maybe two? This is so close to the edge of the crisis that it seems a little insensitive.
Insensitive? Just a bit.
“The policy we’ve had in the past has failed us, that’s where we are today. If we would have planned better, if we had a sound affordable domestic energy policy, the issues going on in the middle east wouldn’t even be a concern for us today!