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The haggardness of poverty is everywhere seen contrasted with the sleekness of wealth, the exhorted labor of some compensating for the idleness of others, wretched hovels by the side of stately colonnades, the rags of indigence blended with the ensigns of opulence; in a word, the most useless profusion in the midst of the most urgent wants.Jean-Baptiste Say
Pure speculation and of the wishful variety at that. Absolutely none of the fundamentals would suggest 7 percent growth was ever in the cards following a recession of this magnitude. Recessions accompanied and driven by the financial sector and truckloads of household debt simply aren't wished away by mere leadership.