Friday, October 21, 2011

"I'll Have Whatever He's Drinking"

Investor's Business Daily chronicles one of the most incredible statements from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid:

"The massive layoffs we’ve had in America today—of course, they’re rooted in the last administration—and it’s very clear that private sector jobs are doing just fine.

"It's the public sector jobs where we’ve lost huge numbers, and that's what this legislation’s all about. And it's unfortunate my friend the Republican Leader is complaining about that."

Those millions of Americans laid off from private sector jobs will no doubt feel heartened by Senator Reid's confidence in the vibrancy of today's jobs markets where other millions have given up even seeking employment.

Let's take a quick peek inside Harry's 'just fine' casino math: Federal government employees now total 2,128 million, up 13.5% the last two years under Obama. Private sector jobs last month were 109.349 million, down 2.5 million under Obama's rule....

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