Skip to comments.Clinton calls Americans 'impatient' about economic recovery
Posted on 10/20/2012 11:30:13 AM PDT by Snuph
Former President Bill Clinton said Friday that President Barack Obama is facing a tough re-election race because "impatient" Americans haven't fully recognized an economy on the mend. Campaigning for Obama in Green Bay, Wis., Clinton urged voters to stay the course as more signs of a recovery sink in. Clinton said voters should judge Obama on the past three years, in which private sector job growth has made up for lost ground. "This shouldn't be a race," Clinton said. "The only reason it is, is because Americans are impatient on things not made before yesterday and they don't understand why the economy is not totally hunky-dory again." The former president said Obama's difficulty in his race with Republican challenger Mitt Romney is that "people don't feel it yet" even as the unemployment rate ticks down and the manufacturing sector perks up. Clinton said Obama deserves credit for stabilizing a situation that saw the country hemorrhage jobs well into his first year. "Gov. Romney acts like from the minute the president took his hand off the Bible he was responsible for every lost job," Clinton said. Everywhere he goes, Romney argues that the tepid recovery is grounds for a change. The shape of the economy consistently tops lists of voter concerns.
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Obama throws Hillary under the bus and Bill calls voters stupid. What a man.
Bubba should tell that to the 23 million Americans out of work. He insults people’s intelligence by telling them Obama should be given a pass for four years of total failure.
He’d never give a Republican that kind of a break! Who the hell does he think he is - as if four years wasn’t enough to find Obama completely wanting in making America a better place to live. Few people in this country can honestly say they are better off today than they were four years ago.
Bill Clinton has most lucrative year on speech circuit (2011)
Former President Bill Clinton commanded the largest speaking fees of his career in 2011, earning $13.4 million and exceeding his previous record by 25%.
... A CNN analysis of those records shows that the former commander-in-chief has earned $89 million from paid speeches since leaving the White House in January 2001.
The longest slowest weakest recovery since the Great Depression with growth slowing during the last several quarters and we should just hang in there????????? Is Clinton insane?????
No. Slick Willy is greedy and power hungry. OK, in some respects that is a form of insanity. The bottom line is he doesn’t care and never has.
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