Jack, if you look at the figures for North Dakota’s 99th Congressional District and New Hampshire’s 00th Congressional District, it seems to be far more cost-effective for Obama to create jobs in entirely make-believe fairyland congressional districts than in the real world. A reader in Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457 points out that in his town the Stimulus has created one job at a cost of $8,103,523.
No doubt it’s a critical job — Head of Stimulus Disbursement Promotion or some such. But it’s unsustainable. By comparison, the jobs Obama’s created in fictional congressional districts are a bargain. Clearly, he’s better at community-organizing in non-existent communities.