US breaks some records.
This is definitely one instance where the current recordholder would gladly cede the honors - to another US president, or any man or woman for that matter.
Imagine if we allow him to take on a second term. Following the trends, he would start breaking his own records!
If in grave doubts, scan the sources below the list to erase any.
What happened? At the height of the housing boom we were ready to breach the 70% ceiling.