NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J oe Biden, first elected to public office in 1972, is a determined nostalgist — first, he tried to revive 1970s-level inflation, and now he is attempting, Jurassic Park-style, to bring back from the dead one of the great dinosaurs of American politics: blaming our troubles on OPEC.
OPEC, some of you youngsters may not know, is the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, a cartel of mostly Middle Eastern oil duchies that once had something like a stranglehold on global oil and gas production. The United States eventually stumbled upon a solution to relying on those rascally sheikhs for oil and gas, …
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