When Bush first took office the media was asking if he would be able to keep us from recession. This was his first day in office on CNN. So the problem existed at the end of the Clinton Administration. By the end of the Bush Administration the problem had worsened, leaving it even worse than during the previous. With as many administrations that have known we were in economic trouble should the US be in the economic state it is in?
And what is a sound plan for changing our economic direction?