This week, the average price for a gallon of gas reached yet another all-time high of $4.37. Adding to the bad news, the average price for a gallon of diesel fuel has also reached a new record-high of $5.55 as of this writing.
No wonder, according to a new poll conducted by Rasmussen Reports on behalf of The Heartland Institute, 82 percent of likely voters say they are either “very” or “somewhat concerned” about rising energy and gas prices under the Biden administration.
Since Joe Biden entered the Oval Office, the cost of energy (especially gasoline and diesel fuel) has absolutely skyrocketed, and this was occurring well before Vladimir Putin arrayed his troops on the Ukrainian border.
Consider. When Biden entered the Oval Office, the average price for a gallon of gasoline was $2.42. By May 2021, it had spiked to $3.08. In December 2021, it increased to $3.40. In February 2022, before Putin invaded Ukraine, it rose to $3.61. And, now, with the summer driving season upon us, the price for a gallon of gasoline is steadily climbing towards $5.00 per gallon.
Perhaps Biden’s reckless release of 180 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve wasn’t such a good