When I came into office, our economy was in crisis. We had unemployment up at 10 percent. It’s now down to 6.1. We’ve had the longest run of uninterrupted private sector job growth in our history. We have seen deficits cut by more than half. Corporate balance sheets are probably the best they’ve been in the last several decades.Actually Obama is lying here unemployment in Feb 2009 was 8.1 percent, and while he did cut the deficit in half..first he doubled it adding $7 trillion to the national debt. Our annual deficit is finally protected to fall to the too high levels of the Bush administration in 2015.
We are producing more energy than we had before. We are producing more clean energy than we ever had before. I can put my record against any leader around the world in terms of digging ourselves out of a terrible, almost unprecedented financial crisis.
Ronald Reagan used to ask the question, “Are you better off than you were four years ago?” In this case, are you better off than you were in six? And the answer is, the country is definitely better off than we were when I came into office, but now we have to make…
When asked if the president thought the American people could feel that economic success, Obama said, “They don’t feel it." adding "The reason they don’t feel it is because incomes and wages are not going up."
That's the point, six years worth of Obama's progressive policies have not improved wages and incomes. Americans do understand that. Maybe Americans are not a stupid as Obama thinks.