New Poverty Data Induces Clinton Nostalgia MotherJones Blog: New Poverty Data Induce Clinton Nostalgia I wonder where McCain gets the idea that the economy is so good. I have felt for a long time that I amd most Americans are not as well off as when we had Bill Clinton in office. Here is the proof. McCain enjoys the current economic conditions and would continue along the same path. I don't think Americans can stand much more. What do you think?