Ray Fones, Hernando County Democratic Executive Committee
Recently, the Tampa Bay Times published a politifact.com article entitled “Bush’s Labor Force Claim Has Validity.” The article rated Jeb Bush’s claim that millions of discouraged Americans have given up looking for work as “Mostly True.” The article also mentioned an earlier claim that the median income level of households is lower now than before the recession. Bush attributes both to President Obama’s poor job performance. Naturally.
Several thoughts come to mind and, I have to admit, they are pretty cynical. During the 2012 presidential race, Mitt Romney commented that, since things were certain to get better simply as a matter of course, he and other Republicans, once elected, would be able to take credit for an ...Read More