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Clay Travis Responds To Shannon Sharpe’s Tweet: It’s Crazy To Say You’d Rather Have $20 Gas Than Donald Trump In Office

FS1 Skip and Shannon: Undisputed co-host Shannon Sharpe said Sunday via Twitter that he would be fine paying upwards of $20 a gallon for gas, rather than have Donald Trump be president again.

The tweet received widespread response, with many Twitter users pushing back and arguing that it’s easy for someone in the position of Sharpe to say that rather than your average American. OutKick’s Clay Travis addressed Sharpe’s tweet during Monday’s OutKick The Show.

“Awful, awful, disastrous argument here,” Travis said. “It’s easy and I try to think about this all the time now that I’m a rich guy, it’s easy for a rich guy to forget about what normal, everyday people who are trying to make sure they can handle their family lives have to go through when gas prices skyrocket.

“… It is crazy to me that anyone would argue in favor of $20 gas over any presidential candidate. Whether you’re a Democrat, Republican or an Independent, $20 gas, if it ever actually occurred, would destroy this nation’s economy and it would destroy the economies all over the world. I would rather have any president than $20 gas. I’d rather have a Democrat, I’d rather have a Republican, I’d rather have an Independent.

“So, this anti-Donald Trump rhetoric breaks the brains of many different people out there where they’re willing to embrace wildly hyperbolic and awful for the country results, just so they can get their points in as it pertains to something like this. It is illogical, it is nonsensical, it is absolutely crazy.”


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Written by Nick Geddes

Nick is a 2021 graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a minor in political science. Nick is a life-long sports fan who is proud to say he suffered through 15 years of Bucs futility to witness a Super Bowl victory in 2020. Nick has a passion for writing and is proud to represent OutKick. Follow me on Twitter @NickGeddesNews and on Instagram @nick.geddes.

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  1. Remember when liberals used to care about the poor and disadvantaged? Now that $15 an hour to work at McDonald’s is a reality for many, how far will that go when gas is $20 a gallon? Democrats don’t give two craps about these people any more.

  2. Sharpe is a racist. It’s amazes me that black racists like Sharpe, Hill, and Bomani Jones all have TV shows. If a White person were to say the hateful stuff these douchebags say on a regular basis, cities would burn down. Half the country hates Trump but not one of them can say it has anything to do with his policies. They only respond with, “He’s an asshole” or something of that order. Biden and his cabal of Obama/Clinton progressive flunkies, on the other hand, are ruining this country with their policies.

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