I know what was meant. I was merely pointing out that if someone doesn't know the difference between those two things, then it makes it hard to take the rest very seriously. As for your numbers, they are off.I think it's obvious he meant that Bush added $6T to the debt. And yes, he was handed trillion-dollar deficits and an economy that was falling apart. He recovered the economy without one single Republican vote. Why? Because Conservatives are party-before-country. Always.
As for the deficit...they were find under Bush until the recession hit and that wasn't something caused by Bush.
US Federal Deficit by Year - plus charts and analysis
It was $161 billion in 2007, $458 billion in 2008, and then $1,414 billion in 2009.