In a Senate hearing Biden Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says "the critical thing is we become more dependent on the wind and the sun"
A good reminder that they CHOSE this transition, and the pain is the point. pic.twitter.com/klCfeRztMI
— Matt Whitlock (@mattdizwhitlock) June 7, 2022
But it’s not just Biden’s A-team who’s getting their rocks off by putting the squeeze on the plebs; it’s the Democrats in Congress, too. A handful of them have realized that high-fiving over high gas prices is a bad look and are at least attempting to feign sympathy with people who are hurting, but for the most part, they can’t hide their glee.
Case in point, Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who had this to say about high gas prices today:
Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI):
“On the issue of gas prices, I drove my electric vehicle from Michigan to here last weekend and went by every gas station and it didn’t matter how high it was.”
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) June 7, 2022
She did the meme again pic.twitter.com/irRtqxiCLf
— John Hasson (@SonofHas) June 7, 2022
Submit to your betters, you whining, sniveling, ungrateful peons… https://t.co/7jPX3RwEkc
— Tweeting Indiscriminately (@mgcat) June 7, 2022
“I got mine, fuck you” https://t.co/Ua5O6vYy2B
— jimtreacher.substack.com (@jtLOL) June 7, 2022
Members of Congress receive a monthly stipend of up to $1000 for car lease payments.
The vehicle must be from the EPA approved list of "low greenhouse gas emitting vehicles."
She's not even paying for her electric car, we are. https://t.co/eIpFbLh7Q0
— T_p R_ck B_ng (@25th_Prestige) June 7, 2022