CNN argues that this would be a bad idea...
Joke about it: the real question is who is performing sanctions against whom?
CNN | 'Why Obama shouldn't tap U.S. oil reserves' by Steve Hargreaves at April 4, 2012: 5:44 AM ET
Obama is expected to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve as Iran sanctions bite and gas prices rise. But analysts say it should be kept for a real emergency.