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Dems: We're Definitely Better Off, Kind Of

ConservativeSue Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 5:10 AM
Stephanie Cutter: “Let me begin by starting with that central question on a lot of people’s minds, and that is are we better off today than we were four years ago when President Obama was elected?” “Absolutely,” Cutter said. “Let me just walk you through what life was like four years ago.” My question to Cutter….. 1 - Adding $5,000,000,000,000 to our national debt is a good thing? 2 - 23,000,000 people out of work is a good thing? 3 - 104,763,000 (1/3 the US population) receiving a subsidy check is a good thing? Not including Medicare & S.S.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 5:36 AM
Don't forget how great the housing market is right now, and how overall net worth has dropped like a stone. I would like to hear her response to these facts as well. Wait! "It's George Bush's fault."

Back when he was first elected, Obama uttered the infamous line about how he would be looking at a "one term proposition" if people didn't consider themselves "better off" after three years of an Obama presidency. Now, during the election cycle, it's coming back to haunt him, and his surrogates and aides have given some evasive answers when asked if, in fact, we are better off.

It all started with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's awkward flip-flop from yesterday (on Face the Nation: we're not better off, "but that's not the question for this election) to today (in a tweet: We're...