Rep. Jim Jordan’s identify was trending Monday night time on Twitter… and as soon as once more it was for all of the mistaken causes.
The Ohio Republican tried to pin a latest rise in fuel costs on President Joe Biden:
Average fuel value:
June 2020: $2.21
June 2021: $3.07
President Biden’s economic system!
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) June 21, 2021
As Jordan’s critics on Twitter have been fast to level out, his tweet fails to say that widespread shutdowns associated to the COVID-19 pandemic final 12 months dramatically diminished journey and, with it, demand for fuel.
That precipitated costs to plunge.
Many of Jordan’s critics have been completely satisfied to supply a lesson in latest historical past.
More than a couple of additionally delivered some blunt reminders of his personal latest previous, during which he has been accused of ignoring molestation allegations towards Ohio State University’s wrestling workforce physician throughout his time as an assistant coach there.
u aware of provide n demand
— Dan Price (@DanPriceSeattle) June 21, 2021
God, this man is clueless. Prices have been down again in June 2020 as a result of fewer folks have been driving due to Trump’s botched job of controlling the virus. And truly, fuel costs aren’t almost as excessive as they need to be. https://t.co/gVKwWo4Rcq
— Chad McCullough (@chadmccullough) June 22, 2021
Gas received right down to $2.14 beneath Obama. Did you vote for him?
— Elie Mystal (@ElieNYC) June 21, 2021
Things ignored by Jim Jordan:
– The actual explanation for the fuel value rise
– Sexual abuse allegations at Ohio State University https://t.co/XSMODcnS4s
— Edward Hardy (@EdwardTHardy) June 21, 2021
Last 12 months nobody was driving as a result of we have been in the course of a pandemic, however, very similar to the abuse at Ohio State, Jim Jordan is pretending it did not occur. https://t.co/KTgDGBNxCS
— Nick Jack Pappas (@Pappiness) June 21, 2021
June 2020: Nobody working, travelling, or purchasing as a result of Republicans like @Jim_Jordan led by Donald Trump destroyed the economic system by conspiracy theories and incompetence.
But, hey, fuel was low-cost.
I’ll take Biden’s economic system any day. https://t.co/lGkHUeLuUV
— Stonekettle (@Stonekettle) June 21, 2021