Perspectives: Economic change is gonna come?

Ammad Bahalim, vice-president of Democrats Abroad Switzerland, says "the last four years have been very difficult. Obama has had to deal with the biggest economic crisis since the Great Depression and the progress he has made is perhaps unmatched by any president."

This content was published on November 7, 2012 - 02:09

"We need another four years to make sure the progress introduced is maintained and built upon."

"If you look at the job growth numbers over recent months it’s clear there is an economic recovery happening – it’s slow but it’s there. The Republican policies called for are basically tax cuts; but you can’t grow yourself out of a recession with tax cuts."

"The Republican criticism of Obama’s economic policy has been merely that government has grown and tax cuts have not been enough. We can’t have another four years of Republican tax cuts, that’s not sufficient economic policy."

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