The OPEC Dodge

President Joe Biden speaks during the “Accelerating Clean Technology Innovation and Deployment” event at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, November 2, 2021. (Evan Vucci/Pool via Reuters)
It isn’t the Arabs with their foot on America’s energy market; it’s the Democrats.

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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