Depends on your definition/interpretation of “it worked”.
It always works to the point that these idiots can say how it wasn’t free enterprise that gave them prosperity, but some mythical “third way” that only THEY have just managed to figure out.
Postwar Europe and the Social Democrats are the best example of this.
How could anyone conclude the details of Obama’s economic plan are going to work? Mr Stephanopoulos, please explain, what are the details and how do they work?
Until the federal government forcing banks to lend to un-creditworthy individuals caused huge bundles of mortgages to become unmarketable, causing a massive implosion of the capital markets and the puncturing inflated real estate values, it worked just fine. Sabotaging the free markets with such hocus pocus gimmicks is what didn’t work, and the Dems fought for that gimickery tooth and nail, and they still want more of the same. Destroying wealth is not redistribution of wealth, merely destruction.