“We own the economy. We own the beginning of the turnaround and we want to make sure that we continue that pace of recovery, not go back to the policies of the past under the Bush administration that put us in the ditch in the first place,” DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz told this morning's Politico Playbook Breakfast.
Did DWS say this on purpose? Is this part of some new Democratic game plan? Is President Obama going to stop blaming Bush for everything? Or did DWS get a little carried while trying to talk up the administration's accomplishments?
If you watch the video, Debbie doesn't utter the “we own the economy line” until about two-thirds of the way through her answer. I think she goofed. Either way here is the economy the Democrats now own: