Peter Hoskin

So where does this leave Brown?

Most people expected this morning’s official GDP statistics to show that the economy has come out of recession.  But they didn’t.  In fact, they had the economy shrinking by 0.4 percent in the third quarter of this year.  So the downturn continues – and it’s the longest on record.

We’ve always maintained on Coffee House that coming out of recession won’t do much good for Brown. 

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