If the Dems close this loophole, they'll win the election in a landslide. This could be a case where their self-serving ways actually serve us for a change.
From WSJ digital network--Market Watch (6/23/08)
Expose it, seize it, squeeze it, wring it dry, then break up the clumps and fertilize your flowers. Remember-the truth is exactly the opposite from what they tell you. A sugar-coated cow flop is not a danish. Our government prefers that you swallow them whole, so you don't notice.
There has been much discussion recently about how big a role speculators have been playing in the sharp rise in energy prices, though no consensus has emerged on this point.