Pardon Me, Comrade, May I Borrow a Cup of Gasoline?

Here’s today’s least-shocking lede:

Obama administration officials will announce Wednesday afternoon they will not allow offshore oil drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts as part of the next five-year drilling plan, according to sources briefed on the plan, reversing two key policy changes President Obama announced in late March.

Cap & Tax, the broadened and extended drilling moratorium… the goal is always the same: Make energy more expensive. It hobbles the masses and enriches the connected. Win/win for the progs.