Will a gas tax holiday help?

With presidential candidates trying to one-up each other on every front, the idea of a summer gas tax holiday has been getting lots of attention. On Tuesday I became, “the expert” in a two-minute CNN segment in which Obama and I disagreed with McCain and Clinton. Watch the clip and decide for yourself who’s right.

Will a gas tax holiday help?

For a longer, “reasoned” discussion of this issue, see

McCain’s gas tax holiday is a bad joke

Steve Buckstein is Senior Policy Analyst and founder of Cascade Policy Institute, a Portland-based think tank.