How can anyone deny that Bush destroyed the economy?

I'm not saying Obama's doing it any good but how could people even start to believe that Bush didn't destroy the economy? I mean during Clinton time there were still jobs and the economy was flourishing less than 2 years after bush takes office the jobs are gone, the national debt is almost doubled and the nations economy was and still is on it's way to a complete collapse. How can people even say Bush didn't crash the economy with a straight face?

Asked By: The seeker returns - 12/28/2010
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Finger pointing and blaming the other party does nothing to address the problem. If there was ever a time for the people to put aside partisan bickering it is now. Ultimately the reason the economy is failing is bad monetary policy (the FED), screwed up fiscal policy (Both republicans and democrats have been deficit... More
Answered By: NDMA - 12/28/2010
Additional Answers (21)
he didn't, it started failing under Clinton and then 9/11 only accelerated the process.
Answered By: iluvGOD - 12/28/2010
I'm no GWB fan, but there is plenty of blame to go around for that one.
Answered By: Paul Jackson - 12/28/2010
By claiming that all of Bush's screwups were caused by the Democratic Congress during the last two years of his last term.
Answered By: *** - 12/28/2010
Clinton's good economy was due to the dot com bubble that burst at the beginning of Bush's presidency which caused a small recession that he cleaned up. Under Bush the Dow was at it's highest level ever and unemployment was under 5%. Democrats in congress were the ones that pushed banks to make risky loans, denied... More
Answered By: Chris R: Happy New Year! - 12/28/2010
Bush really is not to blame. Republicans under the Clinton Administration deregulated the financial sector to the point they were able to collapse the economy. So blame in this order: Financial Sector 90's republican congress Clinton Bush Obama
Answered By: Freedom was overrated anyway - 12/28/2010
The economy was good until dec 07 That's 7 years of a good economy
Answered By: neil - 12/28/2010
2 words; Democratic Congress
Answered By: Lib Nemesis - 12/28/2010
Some people love to blame the dem Congress, however they were the majority for like few months and then the financial crisis started. What exactly did they do in that time to cause it? I'm just asking... More
Answered By: Tyler - 12/28/2010
Why? The c****e bank of trust is not doing it for you. Yes you have a good point
Answered By: Salem Slot - 12/28/2010
I guess you don't remember the recession that was in place when Bush took office after Clinton? Things improved, but then got worse again (thank you, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for the mortgage crisis). So really, it is not one man or administration to blame.
Answered By: acidBURN - 12/28/2010
Bush destroyed the economy.. He finished what Reagan started which was to transfer all the wealth to the top 2%. with that accomplished Bush started borrowing money to transfer to the top 2%...which ran up the when the recession hit...any tools that the govt used to use to help it get back on its feet were... More
Answered By: Dave87gn - 12/28/2010
Some folks are just dead in the head. They defend the indefensible.
Answered By: Linda P - 12/28/2010
You can't deny that Bush contributed, but the US economy began destruction since the 1910s from all parties alike. But saying that Bush alone "destroyed" the economy is insane to say. Btw, if you want to study history, buy a textbook before the 1920s.
Answered By: Rain Upon the Muses - 12/28/2010
sure, just include the Dem's and the fair housing act that did it, Bush did se it coming and try to stop it but Dem's led by Barny Frank blocked him in 06
Answered By: Army Officer - 12/28/2010
Answered By: Spoiler - 12/28/2010
Bush wasn't an economist, he just spoke on behalf of bankers. The real destroyers are the bankers, and the politicians they bought off to do their talmudic bidding.
Answered By: Devastating Goy - 12/28/2010
It was more like 6 and half years after Bush took office that the economy started to go south. It just so happens to correspond to when the Democrats took control of Congress
Answered By: Just me for President 2012 - 12/28/2010
Man just throw it against the wall and see if anything sticks for over 7 years the economy was fine The democrats were playing the war angle civil war quagmire daily body count Was not till 6 months before the election they worked the economy angle Now go wash your hands
Answered By: RayHere - 12/28/2010
Here, I will give it a try... More
Answered By: Glenn Keys - 12/28/2010
Because he didn't... More
Answered By: The Intellectual - 12/28/2010
Ask Barney Frank, I'm sure that he knows.
Answered By: m27fiscojr - 12/28/2010
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