Originally Posted by Direckshun
That's going to happen, however, when you hit the second-worst economic downturn in American history.
During the Great Depression, we had a gigantic influx of federal spending to supplement demand and history's largest land war to stimulate the economy.
The only serious federal spending we've committed to following this recession was four years ago, too tepid, and it was immediately followed by three times that amount in deficit reduction.
Gee, I wonder why the recovery's so slow.
It didn't happen the last time we had the "second-worst economic downturn in American history" (if that's even true). It certainly didn't happen the last time we had the second-worst economic downturn since WWI.
When are the excuses for Obama's dismal record going to end?
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will