Dana Milbank thinks President Bush had better hurry up and fix the economy and create jobs if he wants to get re-elected. Sure, it’s a multi-trillion dollar GDP that’s part of a vast, global economy. But if a president spends a few billion dollars properly, the US economy really takes off, the stock market booms, and people get hired. That’s exactly how economies work. . . .

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.