March 1, 2012

5 Myths About Gas Prices, Oil, & the Presidency

Paul Brandus, The Week


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When it comes to presidential elections, gas prices aren't as important as you think. Sure, they're a relevant data point, but a study by Yale economist Ray Fair shows that dating back to 1948, there is little correlation between election results and your pain in the gas. . .

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