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Michelle Obama: We're in the Middle of a Huge Recovery

Oldpatriot Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 6:15 PM
This woman wouldn't know an economic recovery if it sat on her face.

Are we? During a radio interview last week with a local D.C. hip hop station, First Lady Michelle Obama claimed we are in a "huge recovery."
 

Reality check: Under Barack Obama, the unemployment rate was above 8.1 percent for 42 months. The current unemployment rate of 7.9 percent is a result of more people giving up the search for job, not a result of more people being employed. Not to mention, 7.9 percent was the unemployment rate when Barack Obama was inaugurated in 2009 and...