America is coming around to Ed’s commentary on the issue of rising commodity prices in America.
In a press release today, Al Franken took a significant step to emphasize the importance of regulating oil speculators:
“Minnesotans are already struggling in this economy and I’m working every angle I can to make sure gas prices don’t continue to go unchecked … that’s why I’m urging regulators to exercise the authority they were given by the Wall Street Reform Act to clamp down on the damage oil speculators are causing and help stem the rise in prices at the pump.”
Just last week, Ed made the same point in his special series to bring this injustice to light.
He told us what rising prices could mean to Americans: