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5 Reasons Americans Are Right To Blame Bush For The Economy | Care2 Causes

5 Reasons Americans Are Right To Blame Bush For The Economy | Care2 Causes

Written by Annie-Rose Strasser and Tara Culp-Ressler Sixty-eight percent of Americans — including 49 percent of Republicans — say President George W. Bush is responsible for the state of today’s economy, a new Gallup poll finds. Indeed, the country is still reeling from Bush’s disastrous economic stewardship. His irresponsible tax cuts and deregulatory policies have contributed significantly to the slow recovery and are partly responsible for the nation’s economic plight. Here are 5 reasons why: 1. Deregulated Wall Street : It was a great time to be a Wall Street executive during the Bush administration. Sweeping financial deregulation helped build the housing bubble and allowed financial institutions to pursue risky trades unchecked. In fact, Bush eliminated the rules that allowed Wall Street to cause the financial crash that plunged the nation into the Great Recession. 2...

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