Originally Posted by RINGLEADER
If you compare it to one year in the midst of a financial meltdown. Compare Obama's deficits to the average of any two years (not even asking for the typical ten year averages) and your argument that Obama is some great fiscal/debt/deficit hawk doesn't hold up.
I'm not saying the deficit/debt is in good
It's still atrocious. But it's significantly less atrocious now than it was four years ago, and there's not much we can do to the deficit without retarding growth other than to do it gradually and responsibly, proportional to the health of the economy.