I ask this question only in light of two recent pieces of information I stumbled upon: PolitiFact | Congresswoman says Democratic presidents create more private-sector jobs Rachel Maddow Show (this one gets good about 6 min. in when she shows the chart) 1.Please focus the discussion on jobs and the deficit, otherwise the arguments might stray too far from the original point. 2. Please view the above links before responding to make your response as relevant to the discussion as possible 3. Please support your arguments with evidence, and don't let this degrade into name calling. You embarrass only yourself.