FW: Economics 101: The Price of Gas


Excellent article.

Wallace wrote:
"And government is still the problem. Instead of a fair and open market they gave us a free-for-all marketplace with no regulations at all, which lately these "bubble boys" have sent south for all of us.
"One would guess that Washington missed the obvious: Protect all U.S. consumers and you're also protecting business expansion."

This confused me. After levying only criticism at Washington, is he seriously recommending Washington regulate energy markets? If so, why and how? Please elaborate.

Thanks, Michael