Buc-ee’s can be compared to a lot of things in life, like a bathroom heaven or the one-stop shop for everything on a road trip. But what it is harder to tie to is politics.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” hosts discovered this Sunday morning after the Texas-based convenience store chain entered a political discussion about restaurant and dining options that represent the factions inside President Donald Trump’s White House. Story continues below.
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“Meet the Press” guest New York Times columnist David Brooks said that supporters of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner eat at “a fancy restaurant in New York called Cipriani,” while supporters of Steve Bannon, the White House Chief Strategist, are more likely seen at a Texas Buc-ee’s.
Social media quickly wondered if Brooks has actually been in a Buc-ee’s, since it is the five-star version of gas station stops. Click through the slideshow above to see the social media reactions to the bold claim made by Brooks about the Texas chain.
Below is the transcript of the “Meet the Press” discussion Sunday morning.
CHUCK TODD: Back now with the panel, there is a lot of palace…