So, OK, Varvel admits Clinton was a good president – are we better off than we were TWELVE years ago? No, not really. But, wasn’t someone else President after Clinton for the first eight of those? After the devastation of Hurricane Shrub, the global economy was in tatters. The graph is a V shape, with Clinton on the left, Bush in the middle, Obama only halfway up the right. Four more years, we can get back to the prosperity that always comes from a Democratic Presidency.