- Aug 19, 2013
To be fair, the economy (mostly) tends to be like a freight train; long time to start, long time to stop. The economic policies of an administration sometimes takes years after implementation to be able to accurately gauge the effects. It's why I almost want Trump to win a second term. If his economic policies crater, most of the effects will become noticeable 2021 and onwards. People tend to blame the sitting president even if he had literally nothing to do with it.I swear, I still remember people saying “But look what Bush left him with!” In 2012/2013.
I saw people bitching within 6 months of his inauguration that the economy wasn't improving. These are the same people that looked at the unemployment rate continuing to fall in March 2017 and screaming "YEAH TRUMP!" When I pointed out that the unemployment rate had been falling for years, they claimed those numbers were fake.No one believed that the financial crisis & general economy was Obama’s fault. At least, not where I was.
Here's a quick example from an old post I made in the last thread:
That was in March 2017. This girl seriously thought that her birth control becoming free was due to Trump. Never mind the fact that he had been in office for 2 months, never mind the fact that he had done absolutely nothing regarding health care, never mind the fact that her insurance enrollment probably happened prior to Trump taking office and her plan was finalized.