Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau for August 14, 1977
Jim Andrews: Do I really need the rest of this martini? You better believe it... Voice: So how were all your old cartel buddies, Jim? Jim: Fine, Cathy. Just fine. Sheikh Abu sends his best. Voice: How nice! Was Europe fun? Jim: Naah. It was hotter n' hell! It always is when I'm there! And the prices have gone through the roof! Especially gasoline! Cathy, do you realize that gas is three times as expensive in Europe as it is in the U.S? Three times! And all the people can do is bellyache about how much they're being held for at the gas pump! Why, American consumers have it made! Made in the shade! They have no idea how good they have it in this country! Voice: Yes, dear... Jim: I mean, let 'em drive through the south of France, like I did! Voice: I'm sure they'd be much more appreciative, dear.