Yes, reality bites. And no matter how long you give in to the small but very loud minority that’s terrorizes your party and policymaking, the silent majority is not going to take it on the chin forever. Elections will be lost – in fact, if this goes on for much of 2022, there is a decent chance that Democrats will disappear for a long while from any policymaking in the US. That may sound nice but let’s not forget that there are a lot of twisted players inside the Republican party as well. The real problem is not one or the other party – the problem is professional politicians.
The U.S. shouldn’t ban the export of crude oil, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers said in a letter to President Joe Biden.