Another meme implodes:
Income Inequality Rose Most Under President Clinton - Latest Headlines - Investors.com: In his weekend radio address, President Obama decried that "over the past three decades, the middle class has lost ground while the wealthiest few have become even wealthier." Although he was trying to leverage the Occupy Wall Street movement, the income gap has been a longstanding concern of his.
During the 2008 campaign, Obama said, "The project of the next president is figuring out how do you create bottom-up economic growth, as opposed to the trickle-down economic growth that George Bush has been so enamored with."
But it turns out that the rich actually got poorer under President Bush, and the income gap has been climbing under Obama.