On Friday the Bureau of Labor Statistics released disheartening statistics showing that the nation’s employers added many fewer than expected jobs to their payrolls in May. The unemployment rate ticked up for the first time in almost a year from 8.1% to 8.2%. The stock market suffered its worst day all year, and the dip in Friday’s Dow Jones Industrial average completely erased 2012’s gains.
Democrats’ constructive response to these dismal numbers was to accuse Republicans of being happy the economy was tanking.
Hey Democrats: Republicans don’t want the economy to fail, we want you to fail. Hoping for the economy to sink is Democrats’ métier: Democrats do better when there’s more poverty and misery, because that gives them more of an opening to step in and “help,” and more of an impetus to “never let a serious crisis go to waste.” read more »