U.S. Is Much Worse Off Than Four Years Ago

By James Pethokoukis, AEI Ideas - September 4, 2012

 The Romney-Ryan campaign is now explicitly comparing President Obama to former President Carter. Paul Ryan yesterday: “You see, the president has no record to run on. In fact, every president since the Great Depression who asked Americans to send them into a second term could say that you are better off today than you were four years ago, except for Jimmy Carter and for President Barack Obama.”

So are Americans better off today than they were when Obama took office in 2009 — or not?

Read Full Article »

Follow Real Clear Politics

Latest On Twitter

Real Clear Politics Video

More RCP Video Highlights »