In America, everybody needs gas. Around the world, humans pay a higher price for gas than Americans, so there’s no surprise that the Europeans, who pay the highest, aren’t very sympathetic to our plight here in the States.
But the fact is, the geographical and societal dynamics are hugely different, there can be no comparison between the needs of the Europeans and us Americans.
Some would argue that it should be America’s goal to decrease its needs and therein the prices won’t hurt the pockets as much. This is a good long-term goal, however, it may be achieved, but solutions need to be found in the short term because in the short term gas prices are rising quicker then the citizen’s finance’s will allow.
They, rightly so, may not be able to afford a car that has above 50 mpg … Read the rest