It's no secret that Republicans love Ronald Reagan. So it's no surprise to see Sarah Palin, in her new book Going Rogue: An American Life, burnishing the reputation of the Gipper -- and taking a shot at the current president while she's at it.

"Our nation is facing great challenges, but I'm optimistic -- and I know there is a way forward," she writes. "Ronald Reagan faced an even worse recession. He showed us how to get out of one."

Was the Reagan recession really worse than the current one? We consulted economists and historians and examined statistics to determine if she's right...

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714 hits 3.0 (3 votes) Share Favorite | Flag 12 years ago by KikiPeepers

Who had a worse recession to face: President Reagan or President Obama?
It's no secret that Republicans love Ronald Reagan. So it's no surprise to see Sarah Palin, in her new book Going Rogue: An American Life, burnishing the reputation of the Gipper -- and taking a shot at the current president while she's at it.

"Our nation is facing great challenges, but I'm optimistic -- and I know there is a way forward," she writes. "Ronald Reagan faced an even worse recession. He showed us how to get out of one."

Was the Reagan recession really worse than the current one? We consulted economists and historians and examined statistics to determine if she's right...

http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-m...


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12 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Monday 1/18/10 - 9:36:27 PM EST (GMT-5)
Obama can learn A LOT from Reagan...

What Obama Can Learn From Reagan
12 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Monday 1/18/10 - 9:49:07 PM EST (GMT-5)
that was an interesting article, i doubt you read it, but instead looked at the title and hoped it would be idolizing reagan, your hero
12 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Monday 1/18/10 - 10:00:19 PM EST (GMT-5)
I will be the first to admit that I know next to nothing about economics, but I don't think Sarah Palin does either.
12 yrs ago, 4 mos ago - Monday 1/18/10 - 10:21:51 PM EST (GMT-5)
that's sorta demonstrably false, actually
It's not even debatable
12 yrs ago, 1 mos ago - Saturday 4/17/10 - 10:52:51 AM EST (GMT-5)
Obama can do it! I believe!



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