Can't keep blaming Bush

April 25, 2013 

To anyone who refuses to see President Obama's record as of now, and still wants to blame President Bush for what is happening:

Yes Bush left a mess for Obama, but let's look at what Obama did during his first four years. People claim that Bush left with $1 trillion deficit, or close to it. Well, let's not forget that Obama added to that every year to where we are now almost $17 trillion in debt. So from $1 trillion to now is Obama's fault, not Bush's. Obama is the one who made that worse.

As for the unemployment, Bush probably did leave a somewhat big unemployment. But right after Obama took office, the unemployment went up to 10 percent plus, then went down to 8 percent and stayed there for years, and is still pretty much there. A little different numbers, but not much, so for all intents and purposes, it's still the same.

The question is, when will it go down? Will he ever get it down much at all? Only time will tell. At this point I rather doubt it.

Lori Felts

Worden

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