can be a measuring stick of success.

…On the practical side, Obama has spent more money on new programs in nine months than Bill Clinton did in eight years, pushing the annual deficit to $1.4 trillion. This leaves little room for big spending initiatives.

Or, in this case, failure of EPIC proportions.

4 Responses to “Context”

  1. JeffS says:

    Obama, The Failure President.

  2. Gary from Jersey says:

    The story says, “The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday the White House is considering applying some money from the $700 billion financial bailout bill to deficit reduction.”

    Oh. So they’re going to use borrowed money to pay down … borrowed money. Which, in turn, created the collosal deficit to pay … Hell. Nevermind.

  3. Mockingbird says:

    Just write another book, Obama!

  4. Yojimbo says:

    Gary: Just think circular firing squad.

    The community organizer jam session in December can be considered a prelude to a second stimulus. It’s probably a launching pad for more good sounding spending programs.

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