Late last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki claimed that “in real terms” Americans are paying less for gas.
In actual “real terms,” that’s not the case.
As the American driving season starts, U.S. average retail gasoline price hit today a fresh high, surpassing slightly the prices seen during the Colonial Pipeline crisis in May. At $3.046 per gallon, it's the most expensive since Oct 2014 | #OOTT #MemorialDay #MemorialDay2021 pic.twitter.com/7og7le8WaM
— Javier Blas (@JavierBlas) May 31, 2021