Last Updated on May 17, 2021
Lewis Country Store in Nashville, Tennessee has drawn national attention for the anti-Biden messages displayed on its electronic pump prices screen amidst a nationwide gas shortage under the Biden administration.
One meme displayed on the board shows Fox News television host Tucker Carlson breaking into his trademark laugh, while another incorporates the Biden-Harris campaign logo into an empty gas tank display.
The image that has garnered the most attention shows Joe Biden’s son Hunter lying in bed with a crack pipe in his mouth, accompanied by the text, “HOPE GAS PRICES DON’T GET TOO HIGH.”
I thought that gas station pic with Hunter was fake, but this guy RECORDED it!! 😂😂 Bless this ballsy gas station! 🇺🇸⚔ pic.twitter.com/PHfAlTxBZv
— Yote the Semi-Fascist Outlaw (@ThatF_ckerYote) May 15, 2021
Other conservative messages have been displayed at the gas station in the past. One image shows the text, “roses are red, grass is greener, if you think I’m gonna wear a mask you can suck my weiner.”
Other Biden related memes have also been seen on the display board.
— Dr Mrs Boudicca McCroskey MD,DO,PhD,JD,DDS,DVM (@WatchYerButt) May 15, 2021
“Attention, you are not required to verify your medical condition if you decline to wear a mask in our facility, nor are we allowed to ask you due to federal HIPPA rules and regulations,” a sign at the front door reads. “Mayor John Cooper and his band of communist cohorts are the real virus threatening Nashville!”
PATRIOT OWNED Nashville business (Lewis Country Store) puts up mask mandate door graphic. pic.twitter.com/zSOdC0emKA
— djcalligraphy ™ (@DJcalligraphy) December 29, 2020
The store’s display has generated outrage among Biden fans online, but appears to be a favorite among locals for its staunchly anti-Biden stance. The Biden administration has claimed that the current gasoline shortage is a “supply crunch”:
Biden Secretary of Energysaid Tuesday, “Because of the fact that there’s not a whole lot of other supplies, now this particular pipeline also supplies other states, but there are other pipelines that supply other states as well so there’s more diversity. In this particular region, that’s where we’re gonna see the crunch. Um, and this is why we are, we know that we have gasoline, we just have to get it to the right places.”
“And that’s why I think these next couple of days will be challenging,” Granholm continued. “And we want to encourage people, it’s not that we have a gasoline shortage, it’s that we have this supply crunch, and things will be back to normal soon, and that we’re asking people not to hoard.”