Conservation useful after all

See? Conservation is useful after all! As quoted in the WSJ: “President Bush took the unusual step yesterday of urging Americans not to buy gasoline if they don’t have to. ‘Americans should be prudent in their use of energy,” he said in brief Oval Office remarks. “Don’t buy gas if you don’t need it.’

My favorite scathing hurricane related editorials of recent days come courtesy of Joan Walsh and the War Room at Salon and, naturally, “the Times”: