It appears the president dug a pretty deep hole with his comment about how the private sector is doing fine. It always takes a few days for the cartoonists to catch up to events, but they’ve done so now. In one respect, President Obama is correct about the state of the private sector. These private sector cartoonists are doing quite well. Here’s a sampling:
Of course, the president tried to “walk it back” a few hours later, but wasn’t too successful:
Maybe that will teach him not to wing it. He definitely needs those teleprompters. The other theme he keeps stressing is that he’s not responsible for all the deficit spending the last three and one half years. He’s still blaming former President Bush. When does the statute of limitations run out on blaming others? For this president, apparently never.