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Memo to Team Romney: Flipping the Obama Campaign on its Back

Jeff6662 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 7:43 AM
The last president who bucked the Fed flew home from Dallas in a box.

President Obama’s re-election strategy will be predicated on blaming the economic stagnation on George W. Bush, and, thus, the GOP, my colleagues Frank Cannon and Jeff Bell persuasively argued recently in The Weekly Standard. Cannon and Bell are right. And, that said, Bush’s fiscal policies were not the culprit.

Bush was mugged by the Fed. The Fed produced a Hurricane Katrina of louche money. The Fed produced the housing bubble, which, popping, caused the panic of ‘08. The Meltdown developed on Bush’s watch. More voters therefore still blame Bush than Obama for the lousy economy. Obama is exploiting...