Originally Posted by patteeu
The stimulus failed by the Obama administrations own measures. We were told that unemployment wouldn't go above 8% if we passed the stimulus. Instead, the unemployment rate was over 8% for the better part of 4 years. We were told that unemployment would be under 6% by now, but it's still at 7.9%. There's no question that Obama's stimulus was a failure by it's proponents own measures.
You were told that by Sean Hannity. Obama NEVER promised this.
And even if this loose prediction from some advisors, based on several factors with many "ifs", didn't happen, that is a seperate issue as to whether or not it helped keep unemployment from reaching even higher than it did.