Bushonomics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of Bush +‎ economics

Noun[edit]

Bushonomics ‎(uncountable)

  1. (US politics) The economic policies associated with the presidency of George Herbert Walker Bush, 1989-1993.
    • 1992, July 8, “David Gergen”, in Democrats' 'Comeback Kid' Revels in Latest Returns[1]:
      Ross Perot's advisers suggest he may push a much bolder plan, investing hundreds of billions in infrastructure; but until he delivers, Clinton clearly occupies the high ground against Bushonomics.
  2. (US politics) The economic policies associated with the presidency of George W. Bush, 2001-2009.
    • 2000, August 18, “Richard S. Dunham”, in Battlin' Al Comes Out Swinging[2]:
      According to the Democratic nominee, Bushonomics would "squander" the surplus.

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