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Robert McElvaine, NYT
The question Americans should be asking ourselves isn’t whether we’re better off than we were four years ago. It’s whether we’re better off than we were 80 years ago.depressionAssociated PressLong lines for a free meal, like this one outside New York’s municipal lodging house in 1932, were common during the Great Depression.Unemployment falling below 8 percent in September was certainly good news for the president politically, but it has not stopped his opponents from charging that the recovery under Obama has been slower and weaker than that...