It’s been a few winters since gas prices were at the top of Americans’ list of concerns. But the pain many of us are feeling at the pump—and the drastic increase in home heating costs expected this winter—has changed public sentiment on energy policy.
Unfortunately, the Biden administration is pointing the finger in all the wrong directions. First, President Biden blamed OPEC. Next, he called for a probe into major energy companies, claiming some unidentified sort of collusion is the culprit. Then, President Biden announced a futile release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, the nation’s emergency oil supply. His own energy secretary has mused, “Would that I had the magic wand on this.”
But there is a magic wand to fix skyrocketing energy prices and inflation, or, rather, a magic word. It’s “reverse”—reverse the