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fmNh,

You forgot the primary rule of politics and economy.

If anything good happens during a Dem admin, it was luck, or caused by forces beyond any president's control, or a result of policies of the previous admin. (see Bin Laden death)

If anything bad happens during a Dem admin, it is the direct result of their policies. (see gas prices)

If anything good happens during a Rep admin it is either a direct result of their policies of lower taxes and less regulation and more military spending, or if it happened too soon for any of those to be the cause, it was because the market antisipated the good.

If anything bad happens during a Rep admin, it is the fault of global forces beyond the presidents control, or a result of Dem policies sometimes from 40 years ago. (see housing collapse)

Don't forget these rules. And please try to account for them when touting Obama's supposed sucesses.
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