Why is it that our friends on the left seem to understand economic realities on some things, yet forget about them on others?
They realize that if you make a resource more expensive we will use less of it. They have wisely raised the price of cigarettes. Fewer of us are now smoking. Through their regulations, they have raised the price of gasoline. Many have moved to alternative fuels. Obamacare has raised the price of Cadillac-plan medical policies, and fewer of us are getting them.
Liberals also know that if they can make a resource cheaper, we will use more …