They will also be able to afford to drive but only because soon, only billionaires will be able to drive: gas prices are at 3.47, headed to 3.77 by the end of the month, and a 4.00 summer. Diesel is already over 4.00 a gallon
A short conversation I had with a taxi driver in San Francisco may explain why your gas prices will not go down, your prescriptions will now cost more and the war will never end — why John McCain said “I think you could argue that Americans overall are better off, because we have had a pretty good prosperous time, with low unemployment, low inflation. A lot of good things have happened.”: Cab Driver: You’re a professor? I had a professor in my car that I took up here in 2000. [we were headed to the USF campus] He was a professor at Berkeley. He told me then actually that the Republicans had a plan in place to take the wealth of the country and put it in the hands of the top 2% of the country. He said he had that from a wealthy Republican friend of his. Me: Seriously? Cab Driver: Yeah. And you know, that’s exactly what happened. At the time I thought he was nuts, and didn’t think much of it. And then after articles started saying it had happened, I remembered it. Me: Was that before or after the election that year? Cab Driver: [thinking] Before.