Originally Posted by FishingRod
The nation had a $17.8 billion surplus in January 2008, the last month of the Bush Presidency. This was followed by a deficit every single month of the Obama Administration until this one. The one in 2008 even though it was over 6 times larger, was not an indicator of a healthy robust economy or a start of a cycle of deficit reduction. Both were more like the meteor that hit Russia the other day, just an oddity to make note of because, we donít see them very often. I suppose it would be fun to rail on about this administration taking the Bush surplus and wasting it in the same manner as when Bush took over after Clinton. Misleading and dishonest , but fun.
The last month of the Bush presidency was January 2009
. Obama wasn't even elected until November 2008. Ooops.