The next time someone tels you that “Bush was as big a spender as Obama” (usually followed by a mature “nyah-nyah”), show them this:

And note that that Bush-era deficits were declining until the financial crack-up and bailouts of 2008.

There simply is no comparison.

(hat tip: Instapundit via Darcysport)

3 Responses to Perspective

  1. Darcy says:

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