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Now that the Election Is Over, the Washington Post Admits that the Obama Recovery Has Been Terrible

shawn209 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:12 AM
Seriously, Europe is where during a heat wave thousands of elderly died and no one noticed until the stench was uncomfortable. The heat wave was not that severe but the fact that no one had adequate cooling or that no one actually cared about the elderly is a byproduct of having government care for those you should be caring for.

I agree that Obama inherited a crappy economy, and I think it is silly to assert that he bears any responsibility for the severity of the 2007-2009 recession.

But it is very fair to hold him responsible for what’s happened since the recession ended. I’ve cited data from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve on both employment and gross domestic product to show that Obama has presided over the weakest recovery in the post-World War II period.

And I think it is fair to blame Obama for the economy’s anemic performance during that time, largely because his agenda of faux stimulus...