During his first run for president, Barack Obama described the four trillion dollars that then President George W. Bush had amassed during his eight years in office, as "unpatriotic."
This past March, CBS News reported that the national debt had increased more under President Obama than it had during the entire Bush 43 administration.
But comedy is all about timing. That's what makes this report from Politico so funny: Debt to hit $16 trillion as DNC kicks off:
Bad timing for Democrats: The gross national debt is set to hit $16 trillion Tuesday as the party’s convention gets under way, and Republicans are pouncing.