Boy have you drunk the MSM koolaid! First, WHAT AUSTERITY? Second, WHAT RECOVERY? Third, the demoncraps have been in control of the economy for most of the last twenty years. How is the destruction of our economy the fault of Repubs? Fourth, it was NOT austerity the hurt G.B., France, Spain, Greece or anybody else in Europe. It was SOCIALISM dummy. Get a clue stupid.