If you are upset about the price of oil and the effect it is having on people, and you are demanding that Something Be Done About It, like Amy Klobuchar did the other day, why should we oppose drilling for more oil in U.S. territory? Yes, that means in ANWR and in coastal waters.
Here's a good synopsis from Washington Post (and Newsweek) columnist Robert Samuelson.
And (anticipating the question) yes, it's a question that our Republican senator and noisy ANWR-drilling opponent Norm Coleman should answer as well.
Help me understand the reasons not to drill.