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For Some Democrats, Bush Is To Blame-Forever And Ever

mr_sparky Wrote: May 23, 2012 7:40 AM
the Republican party got booted out of control of both houses of Congress in 2006. and they should have. As the spending was going through the roof. But don,t make execuses for the Pres now. for 2 years they also spent the US down the river. They got booted out of control of the House and they should have. More and more spending by the Fed gov is not going to work. The mony is being sucked out of the private sector. So more of this and over the cliff the US goes. and you are economically illiterate.

In the early days of the Obama administration, a lot of people, including some Republicans, weren't much bothered by the new president's tendency to blame his predecessor for the nation's problems. After all, Barack Obama did inherit a mess from George W. Bush. The voters were inclined to give Obama time to turn things around.

But how much time? Certainly a year was reasonable. And so, as Obama's one-year mark approached in 2010, many political analysts assumed he would stop blaming Bush for the nation's woes. The conversation would change from the problems Obama inherited to the effectiveness of his efforts...