Originally Posted by CHEESE_WAGON
The Cowboy solution to save Gasoline....
OBAMA wants us to cut the amount of gasoline we use..... The best way to stop using so much gasoline is to deport 15 million illegal immigrants! That would be 15 million less people using our gas. The price of gas would come down.....
How does having fewer consumers of a commodity lower the price of that commodity?
This is a fascinating development, because every Econ 101textbook will now have to be re-written.
Of course there's also the small chance that political chain e-mails usually contain statements that are not based on fact, and are crafted to evoke an emotional response. Which wouldn't be a problem, except that real, live voters use these e-mails to construct and/or support their view of reality. Not that anyone here would do that.