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24 Million Martyrs

smokindave Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 11:33 AM
That's what they do John-they thrive on misdirection. Find a villain-any villain-to occupy the attention of the public, blame them for the plight, and have another ready when that one loses its luster. Then the public never really focuses on the problem, or the lack of solutions coming from the White House. Hey, it's worked for the past four years-they aren't about to change now.

I wish Obama and the Democrats could be as passionate about jobs as they are about, say, the contents of Happy Meals. Or the dust from cement factories. Or the habitat of the red-cockaded woodpecker.

While the wizard of DC remains a master of illusion and delusion, focusing everyone’s attention on the man behind the curtain- and his 20 Little Martyrs- the jobless recovery now enters its fifth year with no signs that hiring will be picking up soon.

So instead of worrying about the peckers, I wonder about the 12 million martyrs who remain unemployed. And the 3.6...