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Obama Thanks Himself After Taking Credit For Trump’s Booming Economy

The evidence continues to amass that Barack Hussein Obama, whose entire $5.3M Swamp mansion must be completely constructed of mirrors in order to accommodate the size and scope of this man’s Narcissistic streak, is an egocentric giant among men, perhaps even more so than Narcissus himself, who, upon seeing his own image in a pool of water, was so enamored that he died there by the banks of the water, unable to wrench himself away from his perceived beauty.

If you’re looking for proof that BHO needs validation, look no further than his standing up after Trump’s Inauguration to tell the mayors and governors across the United States to defy the new president and be sure to “fight him with everything you’ve got!”

Let’s also not forget that he made himself available for any and all world leaders at a moment’s notice so that he could sit in front of a friendly and adoring audience, legs elegantly crossed in slacks, the cut of which made all men in the FNIC nod appreciatively while Chris Matthews had tingles running up his thigh, to talk about how he saved humanity from the rising seas and is very possibly descended from God Almighty himself!  He’s even gone so far as to shadow Trump on every tour and every stopover in order to feel his relevancy!

Now, in his latest iteration of an avatar of the High One, he has very literally thanked someone who is responsible for all the exceptional economic news of Donald Trump’s administration:  Himself!

Turn the page to see how this very sick and self-obsessed man has now co-opted the Trump government as his own and is attempting to transform this presidency into a facsimile of his own third term!

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How many of you remember how every year, day after day, President Barack Hussein Obama would remind everyone for nearly five or six years that he inherited George W. Bush’s terrible economy.  Remember, also, when he announced that he could not fix the country in four years, he would bow out of office and not run for reelection.  Of course, we can also all recall that right before everybody called him on it, he announced that he realized that no one could have known how terrible this economy really was and, that being the case, he was therefore obligated to run for another four years because…well…”There’s still a lot of work to be done.”

Yes, yes, of course.  Had nothing to do with the fact that Biden and Hillary were certainly never going to equal the amazingly charismatic abilities of the Anointed One.

As his terrible eight years came to a blessed close, the economic news began to finally roll in and we were assured that Hillary would be able to fix all of it because she was “the most qualified person on the planet to be president.”

Let’s review the economic news that was all too painfully obvious to most Americans who lived in squalor under Obama’s reign of “hope and change”:

Here is the complete list of average annual real GDP growth by postwar president (in descending order):

Johnson (1964-68), 5.3%
Kennedy (1961-63), 4.3%
Clinton (1993-2000), 3.9%
Reagan (1981-88), 3.5%
Carter (1977-80), 3.3%
Eisenhower (1953-60), 3.0%
(Post-WWII average: 2.9%)
Nixon (1969-74), 2.8%
Ford (1975-76), 2.6%
G. H. W. Bush (1989-92), 2.3%
G. W. Bush (2001-08), 2.1%
Truman (1946-52), 1.7%
Obama (2009-15), 1.5%


What are the consequences of pointing out this economic information?  Two things come immediately to mind:  1) President Trump’s first year in office will beat Barack Obama’s best year, and 2) Obama will quite obviously have to take credit for Trump’s apparent skill with finances (even on a massive governmental scale), just as he had to disavow himself of the terrible economic news for the entire eight years of his two terms as Commander-In-Chief.

Former President Barack Obama thanked himself in a speech Tuesday in which he took credit for American economic growth occurring under Republican President Donald Trump.

Obama told an adoring crowd at a Chicago climate summit that despite “resistance at every step of the way,” his administration’s efforts to fight climate change resulted in a better economy.

“As we took these actions, we saw the U.S. economy grow consistently,” Obama said. “We saw the longest streak of job creation in American history by far — a streak that still continues, by the way.”

He then added a zinger: “Thanks Obama.”

The crowd erupted in cheers and applause — and soon laughter.

As Obama silently waited for the reaction to die down, he appeared to wink at the audience.

The stock market has gained about 30 percent in value since Trump’s election a year ago, the Washington Times reported, gross domestic product has increased more than 3 percent in both of the last two quarters and the jobless rate has dropped to a 17-year low of 4.1 percent.

Trump has received credit for an economic uptick this year from many business leaders and economists due to his loosening of regulations and move to cut taxes, the paper added.

U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Illinois) said earlier this year that Obama’s administration was the first to never have a “whole year of 3 percent growth” — a claim PolitiFact rated as “mostly true.”

What is most obvious about his speech on video is how he has demonstrably aged since he got out of office.  I’m reminded of the story of Narcissus who dies by the side of the brook while gazing at his own reflection.  This whole notion of taking credit for what Trump is doing for the nation is quite expected, for anyone who knows BHO.  His huge, congratulatory, self-pat on the back screams of an ego of which even Lady Gaga would be proud.

Some will believe this is merely a ploy, a way of taking a jab at Donald Trump, but I would argue that it’s much more sensible to believe that BHO honestly thinks he’s fully responsible for this economic breakthrough which (coincidentally) happened to wait EXACTLY eight years until it decided to finally come to fruition.  [chuckling]  Okay, Barry, that’s so believable.

Then again, if people do think that he’s doing this to get poke fun at Trump, I would equally argue that there’s just no way that Obama would ever challenge Trump in that arena because, quite honestly, Trump would literally make Obama his b**ch!  The Hawaiian versus the New Yorker?  “You tawkin’ ta me?”

Yeah, okay.

Source:  The Blaze / Hudson Institute / Statista / Trading Economics

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