The last republican president, Geo "I'm An Idiot" Bush has cost the American tax pay over fifteen trillion in debt. That's based on the two wars, bank deregulation financial collapse and massive tax cuts for the rich and their corporations. A lot of that debt continues to grow as the tax laws have not been changed. Deregulation is still a big push for republicans leaving way for future financial chaos.
Via WhiteHouse.gov: President Barack Obama will not be satisfied until every American who wants work can find a job. That’s why he is working to grow our economy, so middle class families feel confident in their futures and their children’s futures.
Well said by the previous pinner: Since WWII most Americans have perceived Republicans as the party for best economic growth. But Obama's economic performance is unparalleled, and with Clinton's performances trounces Republican administrations