The Texas Rangers are going to go ahead with a $26 hotdog. A 1 lb. hotdog will be placed onto a 2 foot dog and is expected to be able to feed 3-4 people.
This is less because of inflation than because of marketing. It feeds into the consumer culture that loves bigger and better meals aka $6 burger at Carl’s Jr., Man vs Food program on TV. And I am sure plenty of people would shell out for a $26 hot dog just to say that they had it.
This story does not have anything to do with Obama. Just a commentary meant to relate Obama’s excessive spending with inflation to follow. With oil prices rising, widespread inflation will soon follow.
This hotdog was introduced on Friday and will be available for purchase on opening day: April 6.