Why Obama risks an energy explosion

As high gas prices threaten the re-election prospects of Barack Obama, a closer look at his record shows much to do on the most important component of any long-term energy policy – a comprehensive carbon tax or cap-and-trade system.

Salon.com

Looking for the biggest threat to Obama’s re-election? Hint: It’s probably not Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich or Ron Paul. The president’s most lethal opponent lurks wherever voters choose to fill up their gas tanks: high gas prices.

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