The Cure Is the Same as the Disease: How Convenient!

Michael Ramirez sums up much of our recent economic history with admirable concision; click to enlarge:
One of the most annoying aspects of contemporary politics is Barack Obama’s incessant complaint that he inherited a big deficit. The obvious question is, was that a good thing or a bad thing? Obama’s whining implies that it was bad, but then: a) why did Obama, as a Senator, vote for it, and b) why did Obama, as President, vastly increase it? Like many Democrats, Obama aims his arguments more or less exclusively at the uninformed.