"Conservative faith in free markets somehow evaporates when it comes to oil. The...

|By:, SA News Editor

"Conservative faith in free markets somehow evaporates when it comes to oil... The hyperventilation over oil-market speculation is distracting us from the real issues... we won't have even the beginnings of a rational energy policy if we listen to people who assure us that we can just wish high oil prices away." -- Paul Krugman.