Am I missing something??? The private sector is fine? Tell this to the millions of Americans who have been out of work for 2-3 years. Tell this to the millions of underemployed workers who went from $50,000 salaries to minimum wage jobs. Tell this to the small business owners who have had to close their doors due to the burden of Obamacare and additional regulations on their businesses. Tell this to the thousands of college graduates who accumulated tens of thousands of dollars in student loans and have no job prospects. The list goes on….
(Via ABC News)
President Obama said today that the “private sector is doing fine” as the U.S. economy recovers from recession, but urged Congress to send more federal aid to states and localities to boost hiring.
The comment triggered an onslaught of attacks from Republicans, who pointed to dismal job growth and an unemployment rate lingering above 8 percent as a sign Obama is out of touch.
Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee running to unseat Obama, said the comment would “go down in history.”
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