U.S. Economy

Obama's Economic Disappointment

This is not the best that America can do.

Don't despair.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

President Barack Obama thinks Americans don’t properly appreciate the benefits of his economic policies -- a view he most recently expressed in an interview with the New York Times. Isolating the effects of any president’s policies is close to impossible. That said, it’s not hard to see why many people are disappointed with the performance of the economy during Obama’s time in office.

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