Keep in mind that the president alone isn't handling the entire economy, so any blatantly stupid bills just aren't going to pass. Also keep in mind that the vast majority of economic activity is undertaken by the private sector, and they sure as hell aren't going to shoot themselves in the foot.
What do you mean he debated better, he talks like a hick and has the vocabulary of a slave in the south. Notice all the hick states are red, and the decent states are blue, like New York, and Washington D.C. our capitol, voting 90% kerry, also California, and the best state... Hawaii.
Steve Zissou: Anne-Marie, do all the interns get Glocks?
From the second debate: "I own a lumber company? That's news to me. Would you like some wooood?" -Dubya
He also mentioned something about "battling green eyeliner." I never did figure that one out. And having a position doesn't necessarily mean that it's the right one.
"Omg. Where did they get the idea to not use army guys? Are they taking drugs?" --Tim Schafer on originality in videogames