Let me set the scene for you: Rising oil and gas prices, rising equity prices and falling housing prices. Storm signals start winking on the global economic front after a month of a braggadocious presidential tour telling us all that finally the economy has got it right; that it’s on its way to recovery.
Where have I seen this film before? Oh yeah: February 2010, 2011, 2012.
In his State of the Union address of January 2011 and 2012, Obama was bragging about his economic accomplishments.
“We are poised for progress,” he told Congress in 2011. “Two years after...