How The Economy Collapsed (As a Political Issue)

The big issue of the 2012 election — the American economy — has been settled.

But just how it has been settled appears to depend on who you are: If you’re a Democrat, it’s something approaching morning in America. If you’re a Republican, we’re screwed.

And if you’re Mitt Romney, you find yourself — unexpectedly — searching for something new to talk about a month before the election. [cont.]

Ben Smith & Zeke Miller, BuzzFeed

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