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  •  Graph doesn't show much (1+ / 0-)
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    dotalbon

    If you look at the graph, it truly appears independent of the president (how could Bush and Clinton increase jobs and both lose just as many -- it's the same graph?) and depends on external triggers.

    •  It's long been argued that Presidents ... (1+ / 0-)
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      dotalbon

      ...don't affect the economy all that much. But the political narrative doesn't look at things this way.

      As for the graphs not showing much, you're mistaken in arguing that during the Clinton and Cheney-Bush administrations, job creation and loss were the same. Look at those graphs again.

      I am an anti-imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land. -- Mark Twain

      by Meteor Blades on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 11:42:00 AM PDT

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