Shorter Megan McArdle: I could look up facts but that would destroy my argument, so I won't.
Another Shorter Megan McArdle: Obama's spending will ruin the economy. It wasn't okay for Bush either, even though I said it was at the time.
Note there is no response to the criticism heaped upon her the past few days. McArdle always slips away for a day or two until the fuss blows over after she does something egregious. Then she just ignores the controversy.