Tag Archives: Bureau of Labor Statistics

It’s the jobs market, stupid


Last week I noted that Mitt Romney — insipid, empathy-free, and a congenital liar — was a gift from the gods to the Barack Obama re-election campaign. But even the gift of Mittens won’t help Obama if he continues to … Continue reading

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A peculiar way to measure jobs growth


Robert Reich is a commonsensical guy, and so what if he sometimes injects false optimism into his commentaries? You can tell he’s merely trying not to be a gloom merchant, that the jobs picture looks as bleak to him as … Continue reading

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