MOTHER JONES: The one chart that is very, very good for Trump’s re-election hopes

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Here is the answer to this morning’s mystery chart: Incumbent presidents lose reelection if economic growth dips below zero in either the election year or the year before. Otherwise they win. This rule has been 100 percent accurate for every incumbent since 1950. Economic growth did not fall below zero last year and it is…

via Mystery Chart Answer — Mother Jones

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