The administration has absolutely dug its feet in: Rather than disrupt the transition to green energy here in the States, the administration would rather continue buying oil from Russia, and even buying oil from Iran is on the table. Progressives see no other option than to keep buying oil from Russia or see gas prices rise even more; besides, according to Jen Psaki, Russian oil makes up only 10 percent of what the U.S. purchases, so we’re not really funding Putin’s invasion.

Sen. Joe Manchin said Thursday that’s he’d happily pay another $10 a gallon for gas to help Ukraine:

Sam Stein of Politico and MSNBC says it’s notable under what conditions Manchin would accept higher gas prices.

This take is way better than his last one:

Stein’s got a weird thing for Manchin.