A while back yours truly predicted, based on information gleaned from one of the head fixers, that the fix was already in on gas prices before the next election. Never bet against the fixers. Predictably, “market forces” are coming into play, just in time for the ball game. If the electorate is as game as before, you can bet this little trick will throw a few races:
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The recent drop in prices at the pump could pick up steam, driving gasoline sharply lower in coming months.
“I’d say $2 to $2.50,” said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service. “Once you get past Sept. 15, it’s really a downhill game.”