Adding $4 trillion to the national debt in four years is unpatriotic, so President Obama didn’t.
Instead, he drove it up $5 billion.
Via Insty, some old footage from 2008:
A partial transcript:
“Driving up our national debt from five trillion dollars… the first 42 presidents – number 43 added four trillion dollars by his lonesome, so that we now have over $9 trillion of debt that we are going to have to pay back… that’s irresponsible. It’s unpatriotic.”