Scott Westerfeld’s number-crunching post on YA for Obama makes for thought-provoking reading. Maybe it is even . . . fascinating! Which, by Hodgman’s logic, means Jon Stewart should be talking to Scott!
First I downloaded the last 60 years of economic history from this handy site. By “economic history” I mean the yearly growth rate of the US economy from 1948 to 2007, expressed as a percent. Then I averaged the data for each president, for Republican- and Democratic-controlled congresses, and for the parties as a whole.
Guess what? The Democrats totally own the Republicans.