Nonsequitur: Did Obama’s Spending Save the Economy?

February 15, 2012

There is no question that President Obama has spent more than any administration since FDR with much of that spending “borrowed”.   See the charts below:


Federal Non Defense Spending


Federal Deficit Spending


But was the spending worth it?  It seems that the economy is improving.  Did the bailouts and stimulus (stimuli?) actually help?  Conn Carroll argues that the economy is improving IN SPITE of Obama.  What do you think?



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