Now conservatives pretend they never attacked Obama on the stock market

Posted Jul 23, 2009, 11:33 PM PT by Jed Lewison

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When the Dow was down below 7,000, Republicans couldn’t stop citing it as ‘proof’ that President Obama’s economic plans had failed.

Now that the Dow is in 9,000 territory — up well over 10% since inauguration day — right-wing pundits like J.P. Frere are trying to pretend conservatives never attacked Obama on the stock market.

Well, as Faiz Shakir of Think Progress and David Shuster and Tamron Hall of MSNBC remind Frere, that’s exactly they did — and the videotape doesn’t lie.