The PJ Tatler

Video flashback: Obama says 'I will be held accountable' on the economy

Responding to today’s dismal jobs numbers, President Obama said that the 9.2% unemployment rate confirms that we still have “a long way to go.” He actually does not have long before running into a self-imposed deadline to get the economy back on track. From February 2009, before the shine had worn off of Hope and Change.

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“I will be held accountable. I’ve got four years. A year from now, people are going to see that we’re starting to make some progress, but there’s still going to be some pain out there. If I don’t have this done in three years, then this is going to be a one-term proposition.”

Three years from that quote lands us in primary season, when the GOP may well have a nominee to take him on. And produce ads matching the above quote with the two in this post and run them all on an endless loop.

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