The Corner

Desperately Negative

Get a load of ABC’s Betsy Stark trying to talk down the happiness over job-growth numbers by cherry-picking isolated bad news Friday night:

“Nine states still have unemployment rates of six percent or higher. And nine of the nation’s ten largest metropolitan areas have fewer jobs today than they did three years ago when the recession began. Economists also estimate there are millions of underemployed workers like Bob Freeland. After losing the position he had at Goodyear for 33 years, he now has an ad agency job that pays him 75 percent less.”

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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