(IBD) -- For five years now, President Obama has been telling Americans that we "have a long way to go" before the country will see a return to prosperity. Just how long does he expect us to wait?
Do a search of the White House website for "long way to go" and you come up with hundreds of hits, most of them involving President Obama or someone in his administration counseling patience on economic growth.
Now, it might have made sense in mid-2009 to say that recovery from a deep recession will take time. After all, the recovery had just begun.
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But to still be saying it in March 2014?