In January 2021, when President Joe Biden entered office, Americans paid less than $3 a gallon for gasoline.
According to data from the Energy Information Administration, the national average price for a gallon of gasoline was just $2.42. These figures are now nearly difficult to recall.
Now, with the national average price of a gallon of gasoline at $4.36, Biden is throwing the football.
In a series of tweets written between Friday and Sunday, the president congratulated himself on the fact that American drivers are no longer in the catastrophic days of $5-per-gallon petrol from a month ago and have reached a place where fuel is just 80 percent more costly than when he took office.
Considering the White House’s emphasis on green energy above saving Americans money at the pump, this is hardly the first time that the Biden administration has shown a lack of concern about rising gas costs. The Western Journal has documented this president’s energy production shortcomings and will continue to do so. You may assist us by subscribing to our newsletter.)
Even though the president has not made a public appearance since testing positive for COVID-19 a week ago, his communications staff has kept the Twitter buzz alive.
For example, on Friday the following was reported: “Gas prices have declined by an average of 60 cents per gallon over the past 38 days. Five straight weeks of gas prices coming down.”
Gas prices have declined by an average of 60 cents per gallon over the past 38 days.
Five straight weeks of gas prices coming down.
— President Biden (@POTUS) July 22, 2022
This felt like a strange reason to rejoice, given that gas prices were plummeting below $5 per gallon — a psychological dollar barrier that, when breached, reminded everyone how out of hand things were.
However, he wasn’t finished yet. On Sunday, after the price had reduced by another 5 cents countrywide, we received the following tweet from the White House: “That’s 65 cents in 40 days.” According to The Hill, this means the price was $4.36.
Make that 65 cents down over 40 days. https://t.co/js2oPq5Z1W
— President Biden (@POTUS) July 24, 2022
More on this story via The Western Journal:
On his personal account, ol’ Uncle Joe shared one of those interminable Twitter bromides meant to highlight how blue-collar he once was.
“I grew up in a family where if the price of gas went up, we felt it,” the tweet read.
“Gas prices have dropped since mid-June and should continue to come down in the days and weeks ahead. I know those extra dollars and cents mean something.” CONTINUE READING…