Question of the Day

By Megan McArdle

What happens to the cottage industry among Democratic-leaning armchair economists grinding out analyses proving that Democratic presidents are, like, totally awesome for the economy?  Presuming that we're stuck--as seem very likely--in at least a couple of years of really grinding low-to-no growth, Obama is going to destroy their figures.  Are we in for a resurgence of belief in exogenous growth factors?

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