Barack Obama told “60 Minutes” tonight,
“I always believed” fixing the economy was going to take “longer than one term.”
Of course, that is not what Barack Obama said back in 2009.
President Barack Obama told “The Today Show” back in February 2009 that his presidency would be “one-term proposition” if the economy did not recover in three years.
Barack Obama told the The Today Show:
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“Look, I’m at the start of my administration. One nice thing about the situation I find myself in is that I will be held accountable. You know, I’ve got four years. A year from now I think 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 there’s going to be a one-term proposition.”
His three years will be up next month and in every major economic category the country is worse off today than it was when he took over.