Image modified from King Cnut and the Waves.

Hello Mr,. President gas prices are up because of your absurd embargo on Iran.

And here's the deal: The more effective your embargo, the higher gas prices will go.


I have a suggestion. Please study Econ 101.

Meanwhile, please note that shouting at waves will not produce results.

Mike "Mish" Shedlock

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