Skip to comments.Obama, Biden declare 'Recovery Summer' [2010 FLASHBACK]
Posted on 07/15/2012 7:41:34 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Vice President Joe Biden today will kick off the Obama administrations Recovery Summer, a six-week-long push designed to highlight the jobs accompanying a surge in stimulus-funded projects to improve highways, parks, drinking water and other public works.
David Axelrod, a senior adviser to the president, said: This summer will be the most active Recovery Act season yet, with thousands of highly-visible road, bridge, water and other infrastructure projects breaking ground across the country, giving the American people a first-hand look at the Recovery Act in their own backyards and making it crystal clear what the cost would have been of doing nothing.
Biden, President Barack Obama and other administration officials will travel to more than two dozen Recovery Act project sites in coming weeks.
Axelrod continued: In the face of the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, Republicans in Congress chose to play politics with economic recovery and declared the Recovery Act a failure before it even began. They made a cynical bet that if the President fails, they win. Democrats chose to act by tackling the crisis head-on. Just over a year later, the Recovery Act is putting millions of Americans to work and helping the economy grow again. But our work is far from over.
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Pretty perceptive of those Republicans.
I'm sure we just need another 4 years and the economy will be right as rain.