Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Obama: “We Are in the Midst of a Huge Recovery”

Today we are fortunate enough to be provided with an economic analysis from an unlikely source. She may not be a trained economist or nutritionist, but given that she knows what our children should be eating for school lunches you better bet she knows what a healthy economy looks like too!

The First Lady joined WPGC ‘s Pablo and Free in Washington D.C. for a radio interview this week and discussed her view that the US economy is well into recovery territory and only getting stronger.

After inheriting one of the worst recessions in history, Mrs. Obama makes it a point to tout her husband’s hand in bringing America back from the brink.

    Michelle Obama: “I mean, we are seeing right now that we are in the midst of a huge recovery. Right?  Because of what this president has done.”

    Pablo and Free: “Yes.”

    Michelle Obama: “Pulled this economy from the brink of collapse when we were losing 800,000 jobs a month. Now were gaining every… throughout most of his presidency, we’ve been adding jobs to this economy because of what he’s been doing. The stock market has doubled. Housing prices are rising. Foreclosure rates are lowering. But in the face of that, you still have people trying to convince us that things aren’t better.” Read more....

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