Skip to comments.US Misery Index Jan. 2001 to Nov. 2009 [Obama's latest surpasses G.W. Bush's highest]
Posted on 01/08/2010 1:51:04 PM PST by matt1234
[per chart at link]
2008-08 11.47% [Bush high]
2009-11 11.84% [latest available]
(Excerpt) Read more at miseryindex.us ...
PREVIEW: The misery index under Obama is trending to enter Carter era levels within the next two months. The lowest misery index under Carter was 12.60% in April 1978. Once the misery index reaches this level, we will officially be in Jimmy Carter territory. In Nov. 2009 inflation spiked dramatically due mostly to increased energy costs. With the increasingly cold winter across the US, this inflationary pressure will likely increase. December numbers should be available on or about Jan. 15.
Nevertheless, he’ll still say: “Bush’s fault”!
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