Ronald Hart is a syndicated op-ed humorist, award-wining author and TV/radio commentator. His columns are carried in over forty newspapers and online publications including USA Today, Forbes, The Daily Caller, Orange County Register, Dallas News and Panama City News Herald.
Ron's latest column...
Obama Proclaims He "Saved the U.S. Economy." That's Demonstrably Untrue.
In search of any plausible, positive legacy item, even if they have to manufacture it, Democrats have advanced the false narrative that Obama "saved the economy." It would be a neat thing if it were true.
Let me parse out the facts of this spin, echoed by the media and academia, as it relates to Obama's self-proclaimed "top" legacy item.
We are supposed to believe that the community organizer, with zero business experience, led us out of a recession and kept us from a "great depression" with his financial savvy. Two very inconvenient truths refute this. First, the economy officially came out of recession in June, 2009, about the time members of the Obama administration had just completed their confirmations and about had all their boxes unpacked in the West Wing. Second, they did nothing that the Bush administration had not already set in motion to right the economy. This included, if you believe they all worked (and I do not), TARP, bank and GM bailouts, quantitative...full column text
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