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Would You Pay $16 for McDonald’s?

Would You Pay $16 for McDonald’s?

Here’s The Scoop

As Americans grapple with soaring inflation and rising prices affecting everything from gas stations to grocery stores, a recent comment by Senator John Fetterman has ignited a debate on the value and affordability of everyday items, including a $16 McDonald’s meal.

In an interview with Politico, Fetterman dismissed concerns about inflation affecting average Americans, questioning if being “pissed off about a $16 McDonald’s extra meal” is the prevailing issue when considering the broader political landscape and leadership in the country.

Fetterman’s remarks come as the nation continues to express deep concern over inflation, with a recent The Economist/YouGov poll indicating that 94 percent of Americans think inflation is important and 73 percent deem it very important.

Additionally, 57 percent of Americans disapprove of how President Biden is handling inflation, indicating a significant disconnect between political leadership’s perception of economic issues and the public’s daily experiences.

At the heart of this discourse is not just the price of a fast-food meal, but the broader implications of rising costs on American families’ budgets and the perceived effectiveness of current administration policies to handle the economic challenges. The debate transcends the price of a meal to question the priorities and responsiveness of elected leaders to pressing economic concerns.

Now we turn to you, our readers: Would you pay $16 for McDonald’s, or do you find such costs indicative of unacceptable inflation under current economic policies? Is the issue of rising prices, as exemplified by a fast-food meal, critical to your assessment of government performance and leadership effectiveness?

Vote now and have your say on whether the cost of living under the current administration aligns with your expectations and needs. Your voice is crucial in this conversation about economic policy, leadership, and the tangible impact of inflation on everyday life.

What do you think? Let us know by participating in our poll, or join the discussion in the comment section below!




  1. Pam Woodward

    January 4, 2024 at 6:04 am

    I would not pay $4 for McDonalds rubbish food!

  2. Tarheel

    January 4, 2024 at 7:55 am

    Good news for republicans, BAD news for Joe Biden. A large part of his base is minority’s and they eat there a lot. No matter how the administration will try to twist the facts and place blame,…these folks are waking up.

  3. Wyatt Earp

    January 4, 2024 at 8:18 am

    Why? Would you pay $16 dollars for a burger? You can buy it way cheaper from the grocery stores! Cooking a hamburger on a grill is something all Americans should do! Your burger is not paper-thin either! By now you all should realize democrats politicians alway screw thing up! Nothing has ever been ACCOMPLISHED BY THEM! JUST HIGHER TAXES, MORE JOBS LOST!

  4. Mark Smith

    January 4, 2024 at 8:36 am

    I haven’t eaten that Garbage for Many years, I do not eat ANY of that fast so called Food, it’s all just chemicals on top of Chemicals. you couldn’t pay me to eat any of it especially McDonald’s the only thing that is close to real is fries but they are sol loaded with chemicals they will never rot away. their milk shakes are totally chemicals to resemble milk their burgers are a ground up soup of who knows what and squeezed out to resemble a patty. if you haven’t watched the movie about how McDonald’s came to be you have missed out on a big eye opener.

    • Be

      January 5, 2024 at 6:16 pm

      I don’t eat mc donalds it’s disgusting

  5. Richard Henderson

    January 4, 2024 at 9:08 am

    Can I say hell no. I am on a fixed income and can no longer afford to eat out anywhere. Biden and the democrats are slowly killing this country.

  6. OutToLunch

    January 4, 2024 at 10:30 am

    John Fetterman is an idiot.

    • Sylvester John Hotze III

      January 5, 2024 at 6:52 pm

      Fetterman doesn’t have to pay for his meals in the Senate dining room so he has no idea of what is unreasonable. You are correct in stating he is a fool. He’s not in touch with reality and has no business serving his constituents or anyone else in the nation. Anyone can see that you can purchase a very nice hamburger in a pub for that amount and the quality is far better.

  7. CandygramForMongo

    January 21, 2024 at 8:57 am

    For that price, go to the grocery store and do some shopping! Make your meals at home….save some money. Plus, mcshiteholes is usually nasty, dry and thin, 9 out of 10 times. You pay someone $15/hr for a job that is meant for learning how to do a job, expect your costs to go up. Enjoy your $18 Happy Meal. If wages go up, costs do too……COMMON PHUCKING SENSE, UNLESS YOURE A LIBTARD OR DIMOCRAT.

  8. Suzy-Q

    January 25, 2024 at 8:19 am

    I can cook better burgers at home. I haven’t eaten at Mcgross in years!!

  9. Kennon C Domingue

    April 25, 2024 at 12:10 pm

    I don’t eat at McDonalds or any fast food place.

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