Barack Obama: Worst. Socialist. Ever.

at 09:36 AM ET, 05/07/2012

If President Obama is truly a socialist, then he’s not a very good one:

For the first time in 40 years, the government sector of the American economy has shrunk during the first three years of a presidential administration.

Spending by the federal government, adjusted for inflation, has risen at a slow rate under President Obama. But that increase has been more than offset by a fall in spending by state and local governments, which have been squeezed by weak tax receipts.

That’s Floyd Norris. He’s got a great graph, too.

 
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