New Texas congresswoman, Mayra Flores, popped back at First Lady Jill Biden for her recent gaff about the state’s Hispanic community and tacos by comparing the remarks to how much inflation under her husband’s Administration has increased the cost of the popular dish.
“Tacos inflation — tacos are unique. Ingredients may vary,” said the meme.
The image also included facts from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing that the price of cheese has increased by 8.7% compared to a year ago. In that same time, lettuce is up 11.4%, tortillas cost 12.8% more and carne asada is up a whooping 17.4%.
The high cost of living, gas, and food continues to affect everyday Americans! pic.twitter.com/8qaGV8aH7A— Mayra Flores (@MayraFlores2022) July 14, 2022
And another one
Oh snap! https://t.co/SUxF9LnR8O— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) July 12, 2022