Mr. Clinton's Lost Opportunity

Bill Clinton was elected President of the U.S. because he was smart enough to hang a sign reading, "It's the economy, stupid," in his campaign war room. The sign was a constant reminder of the deep desire for dramatic economic change felt by millions of Americans, angry at incomes that stagnated, jobs that disappeared, and a festering federal deficit that eroded the financial as well as moral core of the nation.

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