Expanded drilling should have been done long ago, not so much as a detriment to Russia, but more so for the benefit of the American people. More jobs, added personal income, the benefits are many. However, that does not fit the liberal agenda, so America will have to suffer a while longer. As to Russia, they have a GDP 1/8 of ours, and their main export (66%) is oil. We have the resources to flood the market with crude, significantly reducing the barrel price, which would cripple Russia. To hell with sanctions, manipulate the price of crude. OPEC does it all the time. We win, Russia loses. Win-win!….
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