But TARP was a one-off, a temporary response to an emergency. By itself, it would have caused a bump in spending--that is, a sharp increase in 2009, followed by a sharp decrease in 2010.
."Obama chose not to reverse that elevated level of spending; thus he, along with congressional Democrats, are responsible for it."
Obama spends as if the 2008 emergency were permanent.. That makes him a liar, a thief, and a coward.