"Instead of just waiving the Jones Act to get gas into NYC, as Obama admin just did, why not go all the way and repeal it?" — Ira Stoll, on Twitter, 11:34 a.m, November 2.
"Washington also waived the Jones Act requiring fuel tankers to pay a tax before unloading cargo between U.S. ports. The waiver is making it easier to ship more oil faster from the Gulf of Mexico to the Northeast, proving once again that the Jones Act should be repealed in toto." — Wall Street Journal editorial, November 4, 7:01 p.m.