President Bush hosted the first G-20 Summit in Washington. All of these actions, which constitute the overwhelming bulk of the policy response to the financial crisis, took place before Mr. Obama became president. Many believe some of these were unwise policy moves, but there is no dispute about who did them. The financial crisis ended before President Obama took the oath of office.
Interesting point of view – with maybe some truth to it. But it wasn’t in the best interests of the Obama agenda for the crisis to end – never let such a thing go to waste, remember – and so it did not.