April 29, 2006

MICKEY KAUS, in the course of offering anecdotal evidence that high gas prices are changing behavior in L.A., channels Sen. Hayakawa: “But, speaking selfishly, if I had a choice of a) paying $4 a gallon and getting where I want to go in as little time as it took 20 years ago and b) paying $1.50 a gallon but spending twice as much time to get there, it would be a no-brainer. $4 is a bargain! Will a secret base of support for higher gas prices emerge in the suburban upper middle class of previously frustrated drivers?”