• When Clinton left office, he left a net surplus of $280 billion, taxes were a lot higher, 22 million jobs had been created and unemployment was at 3.9% Enter Bush 43, 8 years of his administration and all he had to show was a meager 4.4 million jobs, huge tax cuts for the wealthy and corporate elite, deregulation, the biggest deficit when he left office, two wars that weren???t included and weren?