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Biden mocked for gas price tweet that included a typo ‘peson’

On Monday morning, President Joe Biden’s tweet of taking credit for falling gas prices was mocked by Twitter netizens.

The tweet indicated that American families can now take a breath of relief due to the new falling gas prices. The tweet also included an image presenting the ways in which an average driver would be able to save money. According to the President, at the current gas prices, an average driver will spend $35 less for an individual and a driver with a family and two cars will spend $70 less every month.

Source: POTUS / Twitter

The public was quick to attack Biden’s claims. However, Biden’s tweet was also mocked because of a typo where the image mentioned that “an average driver will spend $35 less per month for one peson“. The Biden administration was questioned for overlooking this error and allowing it to be posted on Twitter.

According to AAA, the gas price on Monday was $4.35 which is two times more than the price at the time of Biden’s appointment to the White House in January 2021. Around 18 months ago the gas was priced at $2.37 a gallon. Hence, the Twitter users were in disbelief for Biden to be even making any claims of falling ga prices when it evidently was not the case.

On June 14, 2022, the AAA reports that gas prices had hit an all-time high of $5.16 per gallon. If Biden is comparing the current average with this hike, then perhaps he may be right. But the critics were not so forgiving.

In response to this, Senator Bill Cassidy also said that an average American is still paying more than $100 every month for gas per ‘peson’.

Lone Conservative Founder, Kassy Dillon was also quick to mock Biden’s tweet, “Now do prices compared to a year ago, snake oil salesman”.

Biden administration has now removed the president’s tweet, however, the public’s sentiment is still hurt by such an irresponsible tweet.


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Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor was a TV news producer for 5 and a half years. He is an experienced writer. Brendan covers Breaking News at Insider Paper.

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