While you’ve been busy trying to make adjustments to your monthly household budget in order to account for growing increases in the prices of basic goods and services, you may not have realized how good you actually have it. At least when it comes to gas. It may feel like you’ve been spending a lot more money to fuel up your car than you did even at this time last year, but it turns out that you’ve actually been saving about $50 a month.
At least according to White House Director of the National Economic Council Brian Deese, who took to CNN earlier today to share the encouraging news:
Biden’s economic advisor Brian Deese on gas prices: Consumers are saving “about $50 a month”
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) July 18, 2022
Boy, we Americans just don’t know how good we’ve got it under this administration!
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— Joni Job (@jj_talking) July 18, 2022
We’re no mathematical geniuses or anything, but we’re pretty sure those national averages are significantly lower than the current national averages.
— I ❤️ Winning 🇺🇸 #MAGAMonth 1776 🇺🇸 (@PatriotMarie70) July 18, 2022
No we’re not
— Natalie Martinez (@namNM) July 18, 2022
How are you saving when it is high to begin with?
— Mike (@mikecphotos66) July 18, 2022
Speaking of things that are high:
What is he smoking?
— Rachel Tendrich (@malm_xoxo) July 18, 2022
Whatever it is, we hope he’s not doing it near any gas pumps. Wouldn’t want to cause an explosion.