Democrats are famous for using that old rule of thumb, “never let a crisis go to waste.” Perhaps finally, Republicans might just beat them at their own game.
The Republican National Committee (RNC) has begun to hold voter registration drives at the nation’s gas stations following a successful voter drive by conservative activist Scott Presler.
The launch of the voter registration drives began with an event in Arizona on Saturday and will continue into the future.
Coming to a gas station near you!
We are registering voters across the country who are tired of Biden’s Gas Hike!https://t.co/BE54DxfQnw
— GOP (@GOP) March 21, 2022
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A Logical Place
Communications Director for the Arizona Republican Party, Ben Petersen, seemed to think the strategy was a no-brainer. He stated,
“Arizonans are frustrated with paying the record-high gas prices we’ve seen recently, this is an issue that affects almost every single Arizonan. There’s no doubt that everyone is feeling the pain at the pump, so a gas station right now may be the very best possible place for one of our volunteers to have a conversation with someone and get someone signed up to vote.”
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Later in the day on Monday, the RNC also tweeted, “Want lower gas prices? Vote Republican!”
Want lower gas prices? Vote Republican! https://t.co/00SzMc7V4J
— GOP (@GOP) March 21, 2022
But the idea was not the originally the RNC’s. It was the brainchild of conservative activist Scott Presler, who tweeted about the idea in early March.
On March 8th, I said we were going to register voters at gas stations — we did.
Promises made. Promises kept. pic.twitter.com/le3Xj5gri7
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) March 20, 2022
In fact, there was some question as to where the original idea came from, and who was taking credit for it.
Reminding you that @ScottPresler started the campaign to register voters at the pump, not @GOP.
Scott registers voters, while Ronna ignores him, finances RINOS & takes credit for his work. 👀 https://t.co/rIAvILZLZl
— Angie Blackburn (@angieblackburn) March 20, 2022
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‘Bless Their Hearts’
Scott Presler’s favorite thing to do is make the top of leftists’ heads come off. And he is certainly doing it with the idea of gas station voter drives.
Today, I spent 7 hours registering voters at a gas station in Manhasset, NY.
I’m very sleepy & sunburned (😴+🥵), but I’ll be out tomorrow, too.
(The democrats are really angry we’re registering voters at gas stations. Bless their hearts.)
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) March 19, 2022
Many liberals who responded relied on the old Saul Alinsky tactic of accusing your opponent of what you are doing.
Lemme guess – just like Florida, you’re changing the party affiliations without them knowing https://t.co/qYYDyWAodm
— Bill Stahl 🇺🇸 (@BillStahlJr) March 20, 2022
Some got a it confused and gave away some Democrat chain of custody ballot secrets.
Did you throw away those who wanted to register Democrat or Independent?
— Save the Constitution (@MMareliuk) March 20, 2022
And some relied on some tried and true stand by’s.
Registering voters? Odd. You’re usually trying to keep people from voting.
— CarbonCountyTruth (@carbon_truth) March 20, 2022
Democrat Talking Points
As usual, Democrats try to portray themselves as never having been in the room when their policies fail. And the same is happening over who is to blame for the nation’s skyrocketing gas prices.
Democrats have gone to great lengths to portray the gas price hikes as “Putin’s price hike,” but gas has been steadily increasing since Biden became President.
Biden has also begun to accuse oil companies of “padding their profits.” But what Joe Biden will not tell you is that in the 2022 fiscal budget, there are at least a dozen new tax increases on American energy companies. It is not hard to figure out that those taxes get passed on to consumers.
While Energy Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells everyone who can’t afford gas to buy a $45,000+ Tesla, the current average gas price in the nation is $4.25.
As one good turn deserves another, I hope Scott Presler will next set up shop outside the grocery stores, too.
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