Here’s an interesting calculation: Suppose that in 1929, you put $100,000 in a 401(k) fully invested in stocks. Under the 40 years of Republican presidents, you would have ended up with only $126,000. Under the Democrats, you would have amassed a retirement nest egg of $3.9 million! (All numbers are adjusted for inflation.)
There are some interesting numbers in here, worth fact-checking. I’ve always been in the “things are better when everyone is doing well” camp, regardless of where I’ve fallen on the scale.
Also, from the department…
Deitrick says he’s perpetually shocked that Democrats don’t trumpet their economic triumphs.