To completely undercut Obamas ideals, like no, we cant drill our way out of this, and to go against some peoples perceived, got to have it all right now profits, this is truly interesting, besides would be great for the pocketbook
That's what happens when just a few have the power to control such a precious resource. Remember that it's not the USA alone that fears the OPEC's shananigans.
What amazes me, is that he doesn't care about "the bigger good" at all (being that a balanced market and all). Its like "yeah, we know this is a dirty trick, but since you all depend on me, u're screwed anyway". It's kinda sad and funny at the same time, lol.