CNN aired a deadly graphic that showed the creation of 9.9 million jobs in America under Clinton by this point in his presidency. Under Obama, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, America has lost 473,000 jobs.
I am no Gingrich. I lack the nostalgia that many Republicans now exhibit for the Clinton years. So I figure that the Democrats' decision to recruit Clinton as a featured speaker does not bode well for Obama. What Clinton said about the iffy economy applies to an iffy re-election effort: If you want to avoid going off a cliff, don't stand so close to the edge.