|That thar "economy" thing
||[Feb. 9th, 2004|05:49 pm]
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Last year, President Bush predicted that the economy would grow by 1.7 million jobs. In fact, we lost about 53,000 jobs (making a total of 2.2 million since he took office). Today, Dubya predicted 2.6 million new jobs will be created over the next year.
Some simple math allows us to predict what this really portends:
Roughly 81,000 jobs will disappear next year.