WH Spokesman: “Stimulus Goals Have Been Met” …Huh?

White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters today that the “goals” of the stimulus package “have been met.”
Really?

Barack Obama tripled the national deficit in his first year after the stimulus passed. When Speaker Pelosi took over Congress the national deficit was $162 billion. When she exited in January 2011 it was at $1.29 Trillion dollars.  Next year the deficit will be even higher.

This chart was updated to reflect the recent news that the deficit this year will reach $1.6 trillion. (The Captain’s Comments)

The reckless spending of the Obama-Pelosi regime damaged the economy for years to come.

Spending was up 84{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} under Obama.

The democrats doubled the unemployment rate from where it was when they took over Congress.

(Source: US Misery Index)

If democrats were planning on destroying the economy then… “the goals have been met.”

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