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No, Barack, The Economy's Not Doing Fine

Hisemiester Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 9:32 AM
As the Clinton phrase is modified to say. Imagine the Arkie, drawl. Well you have to define what fine really is.

WASHINGTON - President Obama's belief that "the private sector is doing fine" ranks as the most uninformed statement on the struggling American economy to date.

His patently false remark Friday at a White House news conference was compounded by his flat out assertion that the people who have really been hurt are those who work in "state and local government."

It shows the president is disconnected from the bleak, everyday, economic realities that still afflict our country, its businesses and its people. It shows he doesn't possess even a minimal understanding of the statistical makeup of the nation's workforce.

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