Megan notes greater efficiency from costly energy:

"If the price of oil does come down, we'll emerge from this substantially more productive - good for us, good for our descendants, good for the planet."

$4 a gallon is the best news this country has had in a very long time. Here's to $5. It's the only way Americans will ever learn.

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