The "stimulus" is a failure. And so is the supposed "Miracle Worker".
Who knows whether it'd be any different if there wasn't a stimulus?
(Michael Ignatieff ought to remember that Obama's screwing up worse than Ottawa is. Thanks to Obama, America's unemployment rate is one full point above Canada's, something I didn't think I'd see. Yo, Ignatieff, you self-proclaimed "American", whaddya gotta say 'bout dat?)
Political strategists have been pushing GOP lawmakers to attack Mr. Obama's $787 billion stimulus plan and to challenge how the Democratic Congress has handled everything from taxes to unions to energy policy. At the same time, Republicans have worried such attacks would backfire in the event of a recovery.I believe that the monstrously destructive overspending of nonexistent money is nothing but a hidden-agenda plot to reward Obama-Democrat loyalists and supporters while guaranteeing the long-term hardship of America vis-a-vis the rest of the world, particularly the parts thereof which don't allow human rights and which have a greedy, trigger-finger-carressing, eye on America.
With Friday's report that the unemployment rate had jumped to 9.4%, the highest monthly reading since September 1983, Republicans put aside those qualms.
Rep. Dave Camp (R., Mich.), the senior Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, declared the stimulus plan a failure. House Minority Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio) proclaimed, "Washington is hanging middle-class Americans out to dry."
"This is President Obama's economy now," said House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R., Va.).