In response to the deluge of Democrats who say Republicans aren’t giving enough time for the stimulus to take effect, I give you the words of Obama’s own White House Director of the National Economic Council:
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer: “It’s a tough call, obviously, right now for these members of Congress. But if the president gets his way and gets this package approved, he signs it into law, how soon before the American public starts to feel results, the creation of jobs?”
Larry Summers: “You’ll see the effects begin almost immediately.”
(CNN’s “The Situation Room,” 2/9/09)
I guess it depends on how you define “immediately”, right Larry?