Friday, April 18, 2008

It's the Economy Stupid

The following is how a Reuters article, written by Paul Eckert today, began:
In 1992, Bill Clinton used the phrase "it's the economy, stupid" to win the White House amid a recession. Sixteen years later, his wife Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination by promising relief from more hard times.

Here's how it should have begun:
In 1992, Bill Clinton used the phrase "it's the economy, stupid" to win the White House amid a recession (Thanks to Bush I). Sixteen years later, his wife Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are fighting for the Democratic presidential nomination by promising relief from more hard times. (Thanks to Bush II)