its NOT the same stuff. It has two SEPERATE markets and is taxed at two massivly different rates.
Shipping the oil we use now to other places IS THE POINT. We dont need it and dont want to pay for it.
As for the high consumption gas users, they would pay a high price. NOT subsidzed by the poor that only use there USA gas share.
And remember price of gas is two seperate prices. Say $1 gal domestic gas, and $9 gal imported gas.
protection ism is what keeps US CITIZENS from eating rat meat and rice every day...........