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Biden admin bragged about 16-cent savings on July 4th cookouts last year, looks even more out of touch now

Last year, the Biden administration was brutally mocked over a ridiculously out-of-touch tweet telling Americans to “relish” the great news about saving a whopping 16 cents on the cost of their July 4th cookouts — the Biden economic plan is working.

u201cPlanning a cookout this year? Ketchup on the news. According to the Farm Bureau, the cost of a 4th of July BBQ is down from last year. Itu2019s a fact you must-hear(d). Hot dog, the Biden economic plan is working. And thatu2019s something we can all relish.u201d

— The White House (@The White House)

This year, the American Farm Bureau (the same source cited by the White House in 2021) reported that holiday cookouts will cost roughly $10 more than the average in 2021.

u201cThe average cost of this yearu2019s summer cookout for 10 people comes in at $69.68u2014or less than $7 per person, according to Farm Bureau’s marketbasket survey. Here’s how much you can expect to spend on your summer cookout items ud83dudc49

— American Farm Bureau (@American Farm Bureau)

On “The Rubin Report,” BlazeTV host Dave Rubin was joined by Christopher Rufo, Spencer Klavan, and Josh Hammer to talk about the immense damage inflation is doing to American families. The high cost of food is forcing many to make sacrifices in the quality and amount of food they’re purchasing, all of which makes the Biden administration’s comments about food prices last year even more absurd.

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