Obama and Worsening Unemployment

Issue Bush Obama Change?
Unemployment When Bush left office: 8%
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Currently: 9.1%

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Worse, but probably not Obama's fault.

It probably isn't fair to pin this on Obama as the seeds of the recession were already planted. It would however, have been nice if aside from Wall Street bailouts and banker bonuses, something was done about jobs.

Verdict: ineffectual.


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