Poppy restarted the decline that Reagan had momentarily halted and turned in the right direction direction.
The economic turnaround was all a Reagan illusion. Voodoo economics don't work, doncha know, so elder Bush and all who have followed have systematically undone those reforms and taken us to where we are now, admiring the view from the fiscal cliff.
If you're going to blame Bush, start with the original. All things flow from the source.
You are mistaken it did not start with President Bush 41. He did not renege on his promise not to raise taxes, but war forced by the rats to do so, and that is a fact whether you like it or not. Maybe you didn’t pay attention but I did