Higher Gas Prices: Problem or Solution?

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Mitt Romney torpedoes former Senator Rick Santorum's front-runner status with the GOP base by pointing out Santorum's skills at compromise in his Senate days. Gas prices rise 12 cents a gallon in just a week and President Obama proposes subsidizing energy innovators. But aren't those higher prices the real drivers of innovation?  Secretary of State Clinton gives Administration love to opponents of Syria's Assad in remarks to a group called Friends of Syria. But what about all the "Friends of" opposing other dictators in that region? Greece signs its loan papers: are they re-financing...or foreclosing? (David Frum joins us as guest panelist.)

Banner image: People walk past a board displaying the day's gasoline price rate at a service station in Washington, DC, on February 23, 2012.  Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images



Jacob Conrad