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cooperster Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 10:10 PM
The 1982 recession and the 2008 recession circumstances were not the same. Stagflation. vs credit crisis Reagan faced a recession caused by decade of stagflation By contrast, Obama inherited a large deficit, financial and banking crisis resulting from credit bubble, housing crash, European debt crisis and sharp rise in oil prices that resulted from the Arab Spring. At this point in Reagan’s presidency, unemployment was 8%. 1982-household debt amounted to about 45% of GDP. 2009-household debt 100% of GDP Taxes are lower under Obama so revenues only 14.9%. 17.5% under Reagan. Last but by no means least, Obama encountered a vastly more polarized political system than the 1980's

The theater of the absurd that is our presidential election keeps chugging along with all the vigor our economy doesn’t. One can’t blame Democrats for attempting distraction upon distraction, given the alternative of talking about President Obama’s record.

After all, if it is indeed about the economy, stupid, the only votes there for Democrats are mindless drones who don’t care that nary an economic indicator has improved since Barack Obama took office $5 trillion in new debt ago.

Those of us with eyes open and an IQ above that of our shoe size can’t help but notice. The spin...