On the other hand, we haven't seen numbers this low since 1996 and Obama did promise to restore the Clinton economy.
Roger Simon argues that the media should bear the brunt of the blame for the current mess. He writes:
I think it is the media that has led us into this, led the country to vote for an unprepared man with a self-destructive program. It will be interesting to see if they ever admit it.
Of course they won't. They will argue that the social and cultural benefits of electing a black president will far outweigh any economic costs.
Read it here.
In this vein the Anchoress notes:
If George W. Bush were hosting weekly parties and conga lines in the White House while this exact same situation were going on, the press would be mouth-frothing in hysterics and the Dems would be calling him “insensitive” and “mentally ill” and demanding his impeachment.Read her here.