Posted: Nov 24, 2021 11:14 AM
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The White House is dismissing concerns about the historic cost of Thanksgiving Dinner this year, which is up 14 percent.White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki brushed aside those concerns during her daily press briefing.“I don’t know if you’ve ever cooked a turkey before, but a 20-pound turkey is a pretty big turkey, I think we can all agree,” she said. “They’re about $1 more.”“I just want to be clear that there’s an abundance of turkeys available, about $1 more for a 20-pound bird, which is a huge bird, if you’re feeding a very big family. We’re working to make sure people have more money in their pockets as the economy is turning back on,” she added. Clearly, Ms. Psaki has not been grocery shopping lately at the Piggly Wiggly. “Thanksgiving 2021 could be the most expensive meal in the history of the holiday,” The New York Times reported in a story titled, “This Year’s Thanksgiving Feast Will Wallop the Wallet.”“Nearly every component of the traditional American Thanksgiving dinner, from the disposable aluminum turkey roastin …