Get out the "Whip Inflation Now" buttons -- quick!
Groan -- can the cardigan be far behind?
How about a muscular prime-time speech saying that once we have helped people to rebuild (NOT give them unlimited funds) we must address the obvious energy problem by engaging in an unprecedented Manhattan Project to build more refineries, open up new areas to drilling, including ALL offshore areas, and build new, clean and safe nuclear plants. Now THAT's a plan!
White House Staff Urged to Conserve Energy: "In a move to cut energy use, White House staffers are being reminded to adjust thermostats and shut down computers, faxes and printers at the end of the day. Public transportation and car pools are a good idea, too, they're being told.
Presidential spokesman Scott McClellan said Tuesday that notices were being sent to staff with energy-saving tips.