Whether we are in a recession or not depends on where you live — specifically, the political climate that dominates your state.
If there is indeed a recession taking place, blame it on the blue states and blue regions, with their high-tax, high-regulation, high-giveaway environments. The lower-tax, more economically free red states and the red regions within otherwise blue states are certainly not the culprits.
The Dems, of course, want to make the entire country blue, which means . . . .