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Paul Krugman: Natural Born Drillers

The New York Times  |  By Paul Krugman  |  Posted: 03/16/2012 2:16 am Updated: 03/16/2012 2:16 am

To be a modern Republican in good standing, you have to believe — or pretend to believe — in two miracle cures for whatever ails the economy: more tax cuts for the rich and more drilling for oil. And with prices at the pump on the rise, so is the chant of “Drill, baby, drill.” More and more, Republicans are telling us that gasoline would be cheap and jobs plentiful if only we would stop protecting the environment and let energy companies do whatever they want.

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