The “Without Recovery Plan” was the worst case scenario. That was the Doomsday Great Depression story we were fed. If we didn’t spend over a Trillion Dollars, that was what was going to happen.
And now that we have spent over a trillion dollars, and have nationalized two auto makers and meddled with dozens of banks, the White House has succeeded… in making it worse. The red data points are what has actually happened.
Just like everyone who’s looked at the Great Depression said they would.