But it also garnered scorn from the standard retinue of reality-based individuals who have the temerity to point out the obvious....the unemployment rate actually dropped because more people are not working.
As pointed out by Instapundit, this growing cabal of racist naysayers of President Obama's heroic rescue of the American economy now includes the Washington Post....
THE BAD REVIEWS KEEP COMING IN — AND THAT’S JUST AT THE WAPO: The five worst things about this crummy jobs report.However this not just the WaPo, but the insufferable Ezra Klein. You just know Obama has jumped the shark when stalwart rubes like Klein refuse to toe the line...and then whip out charts and figures to cut the President's rosy economic agitprop off at the knees.
However, the best takedown of the recent "improvement" in unemployment is offered by @travesham in under 140 characters:
Our drop from 8.1% unemployment to 7.3% is analogous to losing 20 pounds by cutting off a body part.And Obama will call it a dieting success!