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Are You Better Off ...?

davesays Wrote: Sep 04, 2012 1:31 PM
Err... your data source seems to be at odds with what I'm finding. See http://metricmash.com/jobs.aspx and choose 5 year view (total, non-farm).
As the Democratic Party gathers in Charlotte, North Carolina this week to re-nominate Barack Obama, the big question Republicans are asking Americans to answer this week is: Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

There is almost no metric that would allow a segment of the population to answer, "Yes."

But, before we get into the wrangling of the coming three days, let's step back a bit.

The news, yesterday, was awash with the news that Gov. Mitt Romney got little or no bounce from the Republican convention in Tampa. That...