The shop’s large roadside display is broadcasting a roll of memes beneath its pump pricing. One meme shows the bombshell picture of the president’s son, Hunter Biden, smoking crack in a tub subsequent to the caption, “hope fuel costs don’t get too excessive.”
Different memes embrace a picture of Fox Information host Tucker Carlson laughing and an empty fuel gauge, utilizing the “E” within the Biden-Harris emblem.
The Nashville retailer and restaurant has a historical past of promoting anti-leftist rhetoric, together with an indication on the retailer’s entrance advising prospects that mask-wearing is non-compulsory.
“You aren’t required to confirm your medical situation should you decline to put on a masks in our facility nor are we allowed to ask you because of HIPPA guidelines and rules,” the signal reads. “Mayor John Cooper and his band of communist cohorts are ‘the actual virus’ threatening Nashville!!!”
Gas shortages are ramping up throughout the nation for the reason that Colonial Pipeline hack, inflicting fuel costs to hit astronomical numbers. In keeping with experiences, a Virginia fuel station raised its common costs to $7 per gallon.
The shop has a historical past of displaying political signage.
In keeping with FOX 17 in Nashville, Shell dropped its branding from Lewis Nation retailer in 2016 over earlier digital messages the oil firm deemed too controversial.
Fox Information couldn’t attain Lewis Nation Retailer for remark.
FOX Enterprise’ Ann Schmidt contributed to this report.