Why I want a Prius: Daily Bullshit, May 12, 2016

Oil Prices

I’m convinced that by sometime next year, we’ll be back to skyrocketing gasoline prices.

Summer Said, “Global Oil Glut to Shrink Despite Iranian Output Surge, IEA Says,” Wall Street Journal, May 12, 2016, http://www.wsj.com/articles/global-oil-markets-near-balance-despite-iran-exports-beating-expectations-says-iea-1463040029

Donald Trump

I realize nobody, least of all the functionalist conservatives and neoconservatives who are going through stages of denial, believes me, but the guitar player and the choir are warming up for that rendition of Kumbayah. Democrats who think they see a break-up of the Republican Party ahead stupidly—they are always so god-damned stupid—confuse the shimmering of the roadway in the July heat with water.

Ben Kamisar, “Trump, Ryan signal unity,” Hill, May 12, 2016, http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/279675-trump-ryan-signal-unity

Hillary Clinton

Thomas Frank, “None of the Bankers Think Hillary Clinton Believes Her Populism, a Financial Journalist Wrote,” Truthout, May 12, 2016, http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/36010-none-of-the-bankers-think-hillary-clinton-believes-her-populism-a-financial-journalist-wrote

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