And so it has been for centuries. Blame the GOP. Untrue on both accounts. And so it has been for decades. Biggest recession ever. Untrue. How has the military been gutted? This is another lie. Damn straight. Ended the Iraq war, stepped up the war against Al Qaeda, killed Osama bin Ladin, ended recession in 9 months, GDP is up, employment is up, the stock market is up, foreign trade is up, Korea and Iran are isolated.