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Oil Prices And Politics

The North Korean underground nuclear test is barely two hours old. And already Reuters has reported a rise in the price of oil. Static from Pyongyang was the cause of the last steep increase in the cost of a barrel, and the increase went on for many months. The decrease that occurred over the last four to five weeks was attributed by many Democrats to the wiles of the president. What monkey-business do they imagine he will do now to reverse the increase?