'It's Like a Budget Number'

December 2009
National Review;12/7/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 22, p29
The article discusses the effectiveness of the economic stimulus passed by U.S. President Barack Obama in 2009. Obama's vague promise of saving or creating 3 million jobs with the legislation is discussed, mentioning that many estimates of the effectiveness of the stimulus have revealed that the number of jobs it has reportedly saved is inflated and inaccurate.


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