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Obama Mocks GOP Candidates: 'According To Them, Everything Was Really Good In 2008'

President Obama made fun of Republican party presidential hopefuls at a recent event in New York City, pointing out that the country's situation when he took office in 2008 was not as favorable as they may be suggesting.

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"We were going through the worst economic crisis in our lifetimes, unemployment and uninsured rates were up ... and Bin Laden was still on the loose."

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President Obama fired back at the GOP presidential candidates during an event in New York City Monday night. Mr Obama poked fun at the GOP candidates, saying that Republicans occupy a different reality. - According to them, everything was really good in 2008! When we were going through the worst economic crisis in our lifetimes, unemployment and uninsured rates were up, and we were hopelessly addicted to foreign oil, and Bin Laden was still on the loose. This apparently, was the golden age that I messed up!