Democrats are very quick at shifting the blame from themselves to others and in taking credit for the accomplishments of others.
Obama blamed Bush for the slumping economy when it was caused by Bill Clinton’s policies, but Obama was quick to take credit for the death of Osama bin Laden when the plans and operation had actually begun under Bush.
The same is true today with the economy. Many liberals are trying to give all of the credit to Obama for the surging economic growth in Trump’s first year, but economists are saying that Trump gets the lion share of the credit for the huge increases we are seeing.
(Constitution.com) – The economy continues to chug along, even as President Trump continues to get hammered in the media for his latest comments or behavior.
While the media has mostly ignored the economic boom of 2017-2018, former President Obama hasn’t. He’s inserted himself into the narrative in an effort to take credit for the un-stagnating of the economy. The only problem with his bit of self-adulation is that he’s completely wrong to credit himself.
In fact, it was President Obama and the Democrat policies of the last decade that left our economy so stagnant and seemingly at a loss to develop any momentum. While the former president believes that it was his policies that created our current economic fortunes, the truth is that the good times would have started MUCH SOONER if Obama’s policies would have been repealed and thrown away years ago…
Never before has the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 6,000 points in a single year. Five days after Trump took office, the Dow Jones topped 20,000. It has not topped 26,000 for the first time in history and it’s due to Trump’s policies including the tax cuts that Democrats said would never work.