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August 19, 2011
They Said It!
Liberal Economist Jeffrey Sachs Says Obama Never Had A
Plan, Concedes $831 Billion Stimulus Didn’t Work
“So we’re almost three years into this administration and there’s never beena plan and that’s what everybody feels
The president didn’t
lead. He waited. Thequintessential image sadly of the administration that I supported and hoped for much better
is the president waiting by the phone to hear what Congress calls to tell him. It doesn’t work in this country that way, it’s not a matter that it’s August, it’s a matter that it’s August 2011.So we’ve been drifting for a very long time and we’ve been drifting down now.
And we had ashort term plan that failed. A short term stimulus that was supposed to get the economyback on track but it failed. And now we have nothing behind it. And we have no agreementsand no leadership and
frankly, I do think it’s pretty odd the president’s on vacation right
. Normally, I wouldn’t care about such things, but the world markets are in deep crisis.It’s no joke, this isn’t just an August up and down little blip, this is a very serious situation. ”
Since President Obama Took Office The Nation Has Lost 2.37 Million Jobs.
(Bureau Of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov,Accessed 8/5/11)