IMO this is likely. As you all must know by now there is no shortage of crude oil at present. No amount of fear mongering and "peak oil" advocacy can disguise that fact.
The rise in filling station prices is all market action. Investors and suppliers bid against estimated price rises in the markets. This is basically a casino operation.
A fall in gasoline prices combined with slowly falling unemployment levels will doom "Kolob" Mitt's hopes.
I don't intend to vote for either of them. pl