Ever the narcissist, former President Barack Obama spoke out and claimed credit for the booming economy that we have under President Donald Trump. Apparently, the economic recovery has nothing to do with Donald Trump. He even went so far in his speech to offer thanks to himself for the great economy. The backlash of opposing views was immediately made known.
Mr. Obama claimed a strange reason for the great economy that he created. His environmental policies were part and parcel of the economic recovery that started under his administration. What? All those job-killing policies that were generated by his anti-fossil fuel Environmental Protection Agency? Here is what his detractors responded with.
As Written By Monica Showalter for the American Thinker:
One of the more obvious things about the Trump economy is how much better it is than the Obama economy.
Yet incredibly, President Obama, as if jealously looking on at this night-and-day difference, is trying to claim credit for it.
From the Washington Times:
Former President Barack Obama is taking credit for the robust economic growth that is taking place under President Trump.
At a conference of mayors in Chicago, Mr. Obama congratulated himself Tuesday for strong employment numbers in the U.S. this year, saying his climate-change policies have contributed to growth.
“As we took these actions, we saw the U.S. economy grow consistently,” Mr. Obama said. “We saw the longest streak of job creation in American history by far, a streak that still continues by the way.”
He added wryly, “Thanks, Obama.”
Investor’s Business Daily did two fine editorials on what was really going on, how and why the economy was growing, here and here, and American Thinker noted one of these editorials here. Cutting taxes, throwing out regulations, and……
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