Wednesday, July 23, 2008

"Let Them eat Cake, 2008 Style

You remember how the Congressional Democrats were against the gas tax holiday. Remember how they said the savings would not amount to much and keeping the gas prices artificially high might encourage conservation.

Apparently they have a change of heart: for themselves. According toDNC host's tax-free gas : Updates : The Rocky Mountain News, the planning committee for the upcoming convention was using city pumps to gas up their cars at market priced sans gas tax. That's right, the holier-than-thou Dems once again put themselves above the plebian masses.
They even tried to say the GOP was doing the same...Sorry, wrong again. According to the city of Minneapolis, no such arrangement exists.

By the way, the committee members have not yet paid for the gas they got before the plan was discovered and (surprise, surprise) ended