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Next Tuesday is Election Day.
Excuse theology will go to the polls.
Who stand there in the polling place and make a decision.
I think when you make that decision it might be well if you would ask yourself.
Are you better off.
When you were four years ago.
Is it easier for you to go and buy things in the stores and was four years ago.
Is there more or less unemployment in the country than there was four years ago.
Has respected throughout the world as it was.
On the question Ronald Reagan made famous are you better off than you were four years ago.
And now a new poll that asked that very question.
Could spell a new challenge for the White House -- The CBS New York Times poll finds to just -- 1% of Americans feel their family's financial situation.
Is better today than it was in 2008.
Say it's worse they're worse off than they were four years ago -- 43% say there about the same.
Michael Reagan is chairman of the Reagan group Michael.
That was so pointedly put by your dad and put away where everybody could it was it an easy metric to understand -- -- rather than looking at numbers and trying to do math.
There's am liar aren't -- And the numbers here show that 80% of the country say they are either worse off or -- situation hasn't changed.
What do you think that means.
I think -- percent all work for congress.
Because certainly they're better off today than they were four years ago at some those of those people there.
But you know America is worse off than it was four years ago this worse off than it was two weeks ago it's worse -- that it was yesterday.
That was going on the American that we live in today.
And the present United States and congress just don't seem to get.
-- -- Who is quoted in that survey -- rob poles were all they still elected we will the reality is Nevada is still -- -- 12% unemployment rate.
There are worse off today than they were yesterday.
Afternoon and Harry Reid -- pass the budget in three years in the center of the United States.
Guess what he's better off that he was four years ago it's amazing to -- that golden Capitol Hill just don't get it while the rest of the world rest of America.
Is suffering let me let me play this sound bite to which you refer by Harry Reid -- some of it.
I think this poll is so.
It is they hit his trying to give me pound.
American people an idea of what 300 million people feel -- -- -- testing.
Several hundred people I think -- -- is flawed in so many different ways including the way the question to rest.
I don't believe in polls generally and specifically not in this room.
Now I hear hear somebody who's still refuses has passed the stock act in this the United States the only place -- insider trading is legal.
Is in Washington DC the rest of us -- put in jail for things of that nature.
Hurried one because the unions at all the hotels told the people working at the hotels.
Go out and vote for -- -- read.
And that's exactly what they get and that's why he was reelected you know they're out of touch in Washington -- I think America it is truly started to understand that.
Because we're the ones going by the gas pump.
We're the ones having to pay for -- -- -- and what.
Almost straight up at least in California three dollars a gallon higher now than it was four years ago my god it's -- entire it was two weeks ago.
If you know I mean I think the president has admitted that you know most people are not better off than they were four years ago but.
His point is but but we're getting -- you know it it's gonna take some time and he's got some.
Economic indicators that support that claim -- the unemployment rate even though it's higher than it was when he took office.
It spiked you know significantly immediately there after and we're down now we're down significantly and the unemployment rate why -- there's such a disparity between.
The progress we've seen on the unemployment rate and -- -- you know retail sales from other indicators and the number of people who say they're better off.
There's a lot of people who facto Lehman go anymore to get their unemployment checks.
They've just given up on the market that just given up in those people.
Art in fact being counted but there's nobody out there up lifting.
The people the United States -- Ronald Reagan when he raised his right hand took the oath of office there in 981.
You know that the tax act hadn't passed a lot of things hadn't been done because he was just sworn in.
But people automatically felt better because you had somebody in leadership.
Who was in fact leading.
Somebody leadership who really did feel our pain some real leadership who in fact you trusted to get us to the end of the road if you will.
You know and I look at Barack Obama and the fact that matters I don't think you relate to us any longer he has better off today that he was four years ago -- -- -- -- -- 150000 here now is make it over 400000 -- here when my father became -- United States.
He money gone up in stature being the president but it would -- down the income he understood he was serving his country sought.
As a service he's everything that's.
Too many politicians including the president -- have a lifetime commitment and a job.
Michael Reagan thank you sir -- --
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