|Blame Milt Priggee|
The reality is that Obama inherited a 1.2 trillion deficit. Yes, it grew to 1.4 during his tenure.
So, nobody, and I mean nobody wants to say George W. Bush's name three times in the mirror and raise his specter. I mean, raise his name, and there's a good chance of being guilty by association.
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