The answer to the title of this blog is REPUBLICANS!
Keep in mind the economy is not created by the president. It is created by the fiscal responsibility of the Congress, who creates laws, appropriates money, and makes the final decision on taxes. The president proposes ideas and a direction America should take to Congress.
We shouldn’t be comparing the Clinton surplus, the Bush collapse or Obama’s incompetence. We should be looking at what party had the majority during those presidential years. Clinton “success” is attributed by Republicans and Newt Gingrich’s “Contract with America.” Under Bush, things were going great until Democrats took over in 2006. From that point on and into the Obama term in office, Democrats destroyed the economy.
On Townhall.com, Michael Medved wrote a fantastic article explaining it with concise fact and figure that would annoy any Liberal.
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