Tell that to the fewer people employed today than when he took office. Would his outstanding effort show up in BLS data?
When you participate in raising the debt 4 trillion dollars in less than 2 years, seems to me that you would have higher expectations than apparently you have.
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"A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.
And MA is not worse than Texas:
Well Above Average 1 Massachusetts 4.82
Below Average 31 Texas 2.45
State Education Rankings: The Best And Worst For Math And Science
In this ranking, MA is number one and texas 32nd.
Massachusetts 0.906 02
Texas -0.364 40
MA is second in overall ranking and texas 40th.
AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.