- Jun 15, 2021
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You are assuming of course that any US President has a great deal of control over domestic gas prices, they don't.Does Joe Biden care about struggling Americans who are watching their paychecks disappear at the pump?I’ve never been particularly wealthy. I’ve had what looked like wealth on paper, at least before it disappeared into the ether, but I’ve never had the funds to weather any storm or brush off most setbacks.tomknighton.substack.com
On CNN, such a question was put to Biden advisor Brian Deese.
Brian’s answer wasn’t exactly reassuring. In fact, one might call it terrifying.
Anchor Victor Blackwell spoke for a lot of Americans when he asked about punishing gas prices amid unmerciful inflation:
According to Brian, you’ll have to grin and bear it. There are more important things than your family’s needs:
So what is the Liberal World Order??
Also the argument might have some basis if not for the fact that worldwide gas prices have increased.
Of the industrialized nations of the world the US still has, by a wide margin, the lowest gas prices.
Biden has done what a President can do, released national reserves, increases federal permits, and recently ordered a temporary removal of the federal fuel tax.
Inflation is also a worldwide problem caused by the rapid increase in demand coming out of the worldwide pandemic and the continuing supply issues facing manufacturers around the world. There is no short term fix.