The Travis McGee Reader expounds on the real forces behind the ever-increasing gasoline prices, and our frustration with them.
You just put $75 worth of unleaded in your little car. You cussed the Arabs and the Africans and the Venezuelans and the Texans. When we get the pipeline from Athabasca you’ll cuss the Canadians, too, eh?
Wrong targets, Bunkie. Your enemy isn’t wearing a turban, a sombrero, or a Stetson. He’s wearing an Armani with real button holes in the sleeves. He’s carrying an alumni card from a great university and impressive government identification documents.
Go and read the whole essay at the link, above.
At least then you’ll know whom to curse.