Originally Posted by patteeu
You said that the recovery is slow as you'd expect it to be given that we had the 2nd worst economic downturn in US history. I don't know if it was the 2nd worst downturn or not, but for the sake of argument we'll say that it was. My rebuttal was that we didn't have a recovery this bad the last time we had the 2nd worst downturn in US history, so I don't see any reason why we should expect it this time on that basis alone.
This is our second credit crisis driven recession (the other one was the Great Depression).
If you were actually interested in the truth, you would have taken time to read Reinhardt's and Rogoff's work on this. Instead, you insist on gop talking points. You are quite the one trick pony.