Posted by S. on February 04, 2003
In Reply to: "It's the *, Stupid" posted by Bob on February 04, 2003
: : Hello, I was just hoping some one might know the original formulation and source of this rebuke. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
: It's the economy, stupid. This was a sign hung in Bill Clinton's campaign headquarters to keep everybody "on message" in 1992. James Carville put it there.
I could've sworn there was an earlier instance, with some thing other than "economy". May be I'm wrong, though.