Ronald Bailey on Newt Gingrich's Despicable Gasoline Price Promise


One really big pander bear.

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is pandering to voters with the promise that when he occupies the Oval Office the price at the pump will be $2.50 per gallon or less. Who knew that Gingrich was more powerful than the law of supply and demand? Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey wonders why the former House speaker doesn't promise unlimited free cake and ice cream to voters too.