Poll finds complaining is the No. 1 response to “high” gas prices

A Washington Post–ABC poll confirms that consumers expect the only change in their habits caused by higher gas prices is an increase in complaining at the pump:

The average price that drivers said would compel them to significantly cut back on their driving was $4.38 a gallon. In the western United States, where gasoline prices are typically higher than in the rest of the country, the average respondent said the price would have to hit $5.12 a gallon.

In fact, the federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) yesterday reported that gasoline consumption last week was up 2.6 percent from the same week a year earlier, slightly higher than the trend so far this year.

Jeez.

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One response to “Poll finds complaining is the No. 1 response to “high” gas prices

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