I blame the tax cuts

Economy grew at 3.5 percent rate in 4th quarter
Gross domestic product expanded more than economists expected

And:

An AP-Ipsos poll in early January found that 55 percent of Americans disapproved of the president’s handling of the economy, while 43 percent approved.

UPDATE: Here’s a couple of more links with more on the economy.

Power Line – The Untold Story

In some respects, the current expansion is more impressive than that of the 1990s. Wage growth has been stronger.


US News & World Report – Is the Unemployment Rate About to Collapse?

I am starting to lend more personal credence to the theory that a combination of strong growth, fat corporate profits, and already tight labor market might push the unemployment rate to lows we have not seen since the 1960s.

Both links via Instapundit.

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