But, if you hit the president with facts, you’re dubbed a racist birther, or something.
President Obama made a much-hyped pivot-to-the-economy speech yesterday in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
I already explained, immediately following the speech, why his “grand bargain” on corporate taxes was not a good deal because of all the hidden taxes on new investment and international competitiveness.
But I also had a chance to dissect the President’s overall track record on the economy for today’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Here’s some of what I wrote.
…he didn’t say anything new or different. His audience was treated to the same tax-spend-and-regulate boilerplate that the President has been dispensing ever since he entered political life. …with Obamanomics, not only has America failed to enjoy the traditional period of four-to-five percent growth at the start of a recovery, the economy hasn’t even gotten close to the long-run average of 3 percent. That’s a damning indictment. But it gets worse. The data on employment is…
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