Seeing through the spin

If you’ve tuned into any news channel over the past two weeks, you’ve probably seen many tele-prompted, carefully crafted speeches on Broadway-worthy stages. And almost all of them attempt to the explain the economic turns throughout the last few years in very different terms.

Were the auto bailouts a success or failure? Does the free market allow all Americans to flourish or does is harm the working class? What does “pay your fair share” even mean anyway?

This new video by the Manhattan Institute answers these questions and breaks down the economic policies from the first term of the Obama presidency.