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ELECTION: Obama is reviving US economy

Letter by Donovan D. Johnson, University Place on Sep. 26, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 38 Comments »
September 26, 2012 1:35 pm

Re. “Romney can revive US economy” (letter, 9-21).

The writer claims that Mitt Romney is better equipped than President Obama to revive the economy. Yet Romney has no track record for this, and he has not disclosed any plans to revive the economy. His claims are credible only to those who have blind faith in him.

By contrast, the president’s policies have stopped the freefall of the financial crisis and put the country on track for a long-term recovery. One index of his success is the Dow Jones Average, which was at 8,000 when he took office and is now at 13,400, a healthy increase from what it was at the close of the Bush era.

Why change horses in midstream and go back to Bush-like economic policies? It makes sense to re-elect Obama so the country can complete the steady journey to full economic recovery.

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