A respectable FB liberal friend posted this chart November 4.
HuffPo writers don’t even support it.
I should not have let it slide without comment… particularly in hindsight of that person’s smugness post-election turned to snark and deserved a technical de-friending.
I won’t put further response in my own words. From the WaPo:
“If the chart were recast to show how much the debt went up as a percentage of GDP, it would look pretty bad for Obama after not even three years in office. In fact, Obama does almost twice as poorly as Reagan — and four times worse than George W. Bush.
Reagan: plus 14.9 percentage points
GHW Bush: plus 7.1 percentage points
Clinton: down 13.4 percentage points
GW Bush: plus 5.6 percentage points
Obama: plus 24.6 percentage points “