Reagan Vs. Clinton: Who's The Economic Champ?Robert J. Barro
When it comes to honesty and alleged criminal behavior, the differences between Presidents Nixon and Clinton are arguable. But for economic outcomes, the distinction could not be clearer. Nixon's ouster in 1974 came during a period with the next-to-worst economic record of the 13 Administrations since World War II. Only the Carter Presidency had a poorer showing. In contrast, Clinton's second Administration has the best record, except for President Reagan's first term.
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