Culture War Dispatches

from a Progressive People's Republic

Friday, January 18, 2008

Global Warming Stimulus Package

Hillary recently proposed that the government should relieve the pain of high gas prices by handing out money. Don’t environmentalists praise high gas prices as a market-based constraint on gasoline consumption? If the government subsidizes gasoline, won’t consumption increase, thus increasing CO2 emissions and putting the top of the Empire State Building under water?