He sets the prices, we're just his victims.
Everybody knows that Viktor Orbán is driving the price of Turkey up.
I went all in this year and paid the extra dime a pound for the Butterball...
Can't afford a turkey after paying fifty dollars for a pound of bacon.
Also from that Farm Bureau link: The average U.S. consumer spends only 6.7% of disposable income on food – the lowest of 104 countries measured by the USDA in 2022 and 20% lower than the next nearest country.
But Faux "News" can still whip the MAGA morons into a frothy rage over the tiny fraction of that tiny 6.7% that went up a small amount ... provided of course that they lie about *that* small amount.
I got a Turkey for free today just by buying the other groceries I needed...I'm already thawing a turkey breast so the free one goes in the freezer for Thanksgiving in March!
i wouldn't know from whole turkey prices but i have noticed the price of deli sliced turkey has been over twelve dollars per pound . . . turkey used to be cheaper than luxury ham . . . it used to be almost as cheap as bologna . . . and that's no baloney!
Ta, Evan. The doublethink is astonishing.
Kayleigh not McEnany sense? Startling…
If you go look up the words Jason Chaffetz right now you'll find lots of news articles mocking him for his $90 turkey bullshit. Hurry before we find another conservative liar to call out!
As someone who raises animals for meat, I chose to get my turkey from another farmer down the road who raises their birds free range. It cost me $7 / pound for an 18 pound bird. Definitely more than $90.
BUT, I was also at a local grocery store the other day that had birds for sale for $.99/pound if you bought $75 of other stuff.
My neighbors aren't rich from selling their $7 / pound turkey. Animals and workers are treated horribly in the supply chain that gets you a turkey at under a dollar a pound. If you can afford it, find something local. You'll support your neighbors, create fewer emissions, and I guarantee it'll taste better.
My turkey was under 6 bucks because it was on Sale for 39 cents a pound and it is a smol turkey.
But even doubled in size, which would make it a gargantuan turkey, that would be like 12 bucks
Not too bad for a meat that can feed, at that size, like 20-30 people
I do wonder why Republicans don't pull themselves up by their bootstraps and raise their own fucking turkey.
Oops. I used "Republicans" and "fucking turkey" in the same sentence...again. My bad.
Here’s what happened:
Fox had to pay $90 for the turkey sitting w the dipshits.
That is the explanation. Otherwise they were (gasp) lying!
Interesting that to them Christmas is all about prices and merchandising. They rant about the War on Christmas, but what has really destroyed it as a religious holiday is making it all about money and shopping. There's no spirituality left.
My big box retailer is selling their basic non bougie turkeys for $.49 a pound, plus kicking extra money into their food pantry charity program, so there Fox chatterboxes, you just need an extra bootstrap to do your research and find out for yourself the best price for you. Not grab the first fancy bird that comes your way. That's what's wrong with these Fox chatterboxes. No sense of responsibility to their future.
I paid 45 for mine. I guess it is ok. Lots of turkey sandwiches and turkey soup for the rest of the year