The economy needs cheaper energy as much or more than it needs money.
And we don't have to wait for OPEC to take pity on us for oil to become cheaper.
We can reduce the price of oil with the stroke of a pen: just by opening up ANWR and the coasts of CA and FL for oil exploration - and by granting licenses for 20 nuclear power plants and 20 clean coal-burning power plants.
Oil will hit $60/barrel in a week.
If we really want to keep America and the world's economy growing, then we will do these things.
I think expanding energy supplies and getting control of immigration are the two biggest issues for the next election.
The GOP should re-package itself as the party of expanding energy supplies and of ending illegal immigration.
McCain is pro-amnesty and a greenie - so he would be incapable of leading.