Posted by Bob Lord
UPDATE -- I REALIZED AFTER POSTING THIS THAT THE AZBLUEMEANIE POSTED ON IT EARLIER TODAY. HIS COVERAGE IS MUCH MORE IN DEPTH. IF YOU'RE INTERESTED, SCROLL DOWN THE PAGE A FEW POSTS. SORRY FOR THE REPITITION
Kevin Drum at Mother Jones has a great post up comparing government spending during the Obama era to previous periods. Turns out, government spending rose modestly during the Clinton years and wildly during the Bush years. In the Obama years, not so much. Check out this chart:
As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.