Op-Ed: Don't Blame Putin For Out of Control US Gas Prices

Updated: Apr 4

This article originally appeared on The Daily Mail on March 11, 2022.


Let's make one thing very clear, oil prices are rising because of President Joe Biden and his delusional green energy policy.


I'm no apologist for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin and I'm appalled by the war crimes his regime is committing as it wages a voluntary war of aggression against Ukraine.


But Putin's war crimes should not get Biden off the hook.


The president made it abundantly clear on the campaign trail that his administration would do everything possible to sacrifice domestic energy production on the altar of the left's green energy fantasies.


Now, Americans are suffering the consequences.


Inflation is at a previously unimaginable 7.9 percent on a year-over-year basis. That's a new 40-year high – for the third month in a row.


'[The] inflation report is a reminder that Americans' budgets are being stretched by price increases and families are starting to feel the impacts of Putin's price hike,' said Biden on Thursday.


Give me a break!


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