oil math

ok, i just don't get it at all..

i admit, i am not the sharpest pencil in the box, nor will I win any nobel prizes anytime soon…

however, I think I can do simply math…at least I used to be able to, so let's see what we can get here…

3 weeks ago:
barrel of oil = $120.38
gallon of gas = $3.30

today:
barrel of oil = $99.60
gallon of gas = $3.55

some simple algebra provides this equation:
120x = 99 X 3.30
120x = 326.7
x = 2.72

so according to "math" gas should be 2.72 a gallon…
anyone paying that????
so, somehow, while each barrel of oil has dropped $20 yet, gasoline has risen some $0.25 a gallon…

maybe I just missed something, or maybe it is the "oil math" i keep hearing about…

either way, i call it robbery and price gouging.

of course, you can't ever prove either when it comes to big oil…

and no, W is NOT to blame for this one…

i doubt very seriously that someone who the majority of America believes can't tie his shoes by himself has enough power to control how much a barrel of oil costs…

or a gallon of gas…

i am just not buying that one…

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