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Readers Blame Consumers for Spike In Gas Prices

"Fundamentally, long-term, it's us," one reader said.

Last week, Melrose Patch asked for your opinion on the cause for the recent spike in the cost of gasoline. 

Readers Josh Chace, route: {:controller=>"users", :action=>"show", :id=>"josh-chace"} --> and 

Steve Meuse September 18, 2012 at 07:26 PM
I blame speculators. For example, a hurricane is coming and prices rise quickly on "fears" of service disruptions. Then the strorm passes without any disruptions and the price slowly goes back down. Meanwhile everyone paid more for gas for no reason...

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