Things is if the powers that be feels that open market forces should dictate prices, why is it that in some sectors they are still imposing controls and restraints effectively distorting market prices.
It's all about the choices that the people in power make. Reduce subsidies, spend billions on other stuff. What is the intent? The reality of it is sometimes u can't help but feel a certain disconnectivity with the decision makers and who they are supposed to represent.
And their half arsed attempts to portray that they are actually thinking of the welfare of the people in everything that they do. I find it derisory, risible and outright insulting.