Yes, elections have consequences. Hopefully “…more jobs, more revenues, more wealth, higher wages, and lower energy prices.”
“The moral of the story is that jobs don’t tell you much about a president’s economic record. The more important dimensions are incentives to work (reflected in labor participation and hours worked), productivity growth (which shows up in wages and incomes), and overall economic growth (which shows up on the return to capital and income). […]
“People believe the economic system is not only unfair, but officials are lying to them on top of it all. Guess what — they’re not imagining things.” It’s everywhere!