"Yesterday the Dow fell another 4.24% to 6763, for an overall decline of 25% in two months and to its lowest level since 1997. The dismaying message here is that President Obama's policies have become part of the economy's problem. "Americans have welcomed the Obama era in the same spirit of hope the President campaigned on. But after five weeks in office, it's become clear that Mr. Obama's policies are slowing, if not stopping, what would otherwise be the normal process of economic recovery. From punishing business to squandering scarce national public resources, Team Obama is creating more uncertainty and less confidence -- and thus a longer period of recession or subpar growth." Our Troubled Economy Is a Response to Barack Obama's Policies - WSJ.com Wow, that's pretty cold. I wonder if the White House will now try to get the WSJ blacklisted, or accuse them of "wanting" the economy to fail. I guess daring to comment on the failure of policy is "wishing" it to fail these days. It's only a matter of time before Obama moves to shut down presses. You watch.