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Explaining Gas Price Increases

Despite claims by the GOP, the president is not the main reason for rising prices at the pump

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As gas prices rise, the first impulse of many Americans is to blame the current president — regardless of party. This unfortunate assertion is based on a fundamental failure to understand causation in public policy, but it is a useful rhetorical tool, one…

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