Originally Posted by HSTraxx
You'd be stupid to not see right through the authors "clever" use of words. First of all...no he doesn't like Obama more than the next guy.
Secondly, increased government spending is REQUIRED for an economy to get out of recession. If Bush didn't waste all of the taxpayer dollars, Obama wouldn't have to borrow.
Dude, I'm the author of the post, so I assume you mean me. Maybe I like Obama the same as the next guy, but probably more and in any event not less. Like most people, I would classify myself a fiscal conservative, though.
That graph is from the left-leaning Washington Post and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. It's dramatic and shows that as much as Bush wasted money, he was a rookie compared to Obama. It makes me sick.