I know British and European readers will think Americans are whining (whinging?) over nothing, considering that they've always had high gas prices. However, one must remember that the US does not have a national health care system and 47 million of us have no health insurance, with millions more becoming underinsured, as more companies are either cutting out health insurance altogether or offering inferior plans where one pays more and gets less.
But I am grateful for one thing.
I'm glad I'm driving this:
Instead of this:
It probably costs more to fill the tank of one of these behemoths once than I spend in groceries in a month.