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You have GOT to be kidding me. Jimmy Carter is criticizing Bush on the economy?
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Former President Jimmy Carter said on Friday the “atrocious economic policies” of the Bush administration had caused the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
The SAME Jimmy Carter that gave us:
The SAME Jimmy Carter who gave us:
The same Jimmy Carter who gave us:
Misery Index = Unemployment rate + Inflation rate
|President||Time Period||Average Misery Index|
|Jimmy Carter||1977 – 1980||16.27|
|Gerald Ford||1974 – 1976||15.93|
|Ronald Reagan||1981 – 1988||12.19|
|George H.W. Bush||1989 – 1992||10.68|
|Richard Nixon||1969 – 1973||9.98|
|George W. Bush||2001 – 2007||7.89|
|Harry Truman||1948 – 1952||7.87|
|William J. Clinton||1993 – 2000||7.80|
|John F. Kennedy||1961 – 1962||7.27|
|Lyndon Johnson||1963 – 1968||6.78|
|Dwight Eisenhower||1953 – 1960||6.26|
Oh. THAT Jimmy Carter.