You more worried that the "stimulus" doesn't seem to be working OR that Obama says it's "working as intended"?

Notice how his rationale for this not working is nearly identical to his rationale for why unemployment continues to rise. Don't look at the actual numbers, just IMAGINE how much worse it would have been had we not pissed away $700 billion. He helped avert the second great depression, don't you understand... show more Notice how his rationale for this not working is nearly identical to his rationale for why unemployment continues to rise. Don't look at the actual numbers, just IMAGINE how much worse it would have been had we not pissed away $700 billion. He helped avert the second great depression, don't you understand :)

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0709/24792.html

President Barack Obama on Saturday touted his administration’s economic stimulus spending, saying that it pulled "our financial system and our economy back from the brink."

His remarks in an unusually long edition of his weekly radio and internet address came after a week in which unemployment hit 9.5 percent and Republicans increasingly denounced the stimulus as a failure.

After beginning with a recap of his "progress on these challenges abroad" during his trip overseas this week, Obama quickly pivoted to the stimulus and offered a direct challenge to right-wing critics of the government spending, saying they "have yet to offer a plausible alternative."

First, he sought to reframe the public’s expectations for the spending program. “The Recovery Act wasn’t designed to restore the economy to full health on its own, but to provide the boost necessary to stop the free fall,” Obama said. “It was designed to spur demand and get people spending again and cushion those who had borne the brunt of the crisis.”
Update: norma a........"Some economic analyst don't seem to think it is a failure"

Can you name one??
Update 2: bash......that was basically an admission that the money is to handed out prior to 2010 elections. Wonder why they would do that :)
Update 3: *is to be handed
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