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Subject:  Re: Wow...press not happy with Obama Date:  10/4/2012  3:31 PM
Author:  Colovion Number:  647018 of 794419

The country is in great shape compared to 2008. Only an idiot claims otherwise.

You would have a point... if it wasn't for 2006 and 2004 and 2002 and 2000 and 1998 and 1996. See, it's easy to say "we're better off than the moment of the worst economic collapse of our lifetimes!" but, unfortunately for 0bama, people can remember plenty of other times when we didn't have chronic 8% unemployment and GDP growth below 1.5% and trending down, down, down, nor 42 million on food stamps and tens