Monday, April 6, 2015

Obama Blames Economy on “Insufficient Global Warming”

George Will hit the Obama administration with not one, but two, haymakers during his time on Fox News Sunday discussing our languid economy. The first hit came when Will reminded viewers that this was now the second year in a row where the Obama administration was blaming a bad economy on the fact that global warming wasn't severe enough!
"Well, for the second year in a row they've blamed poor quarterly growth on insufficient global warming, that is on winter, on an unusually cold winter..."
Will then went on to remind us all that during the Reagan recovery, when times were similarly hard, our nation saw greater job growth every month for two years than the Obama administration has seen in any single month! Then host Chris Wallace asked Will for another amazing statistic that he had recently been touting, this one about what the unemployment rate would look like if so many Americans hadn't left the job force during the Obama years. 

"If the workforce participation rate today were as high as it was on the day Barack Obama was inaugurated, the unemployment rate in this country would be 9.7 percent, we wouldn't be complaining about the bad recovery because we wouldn't call it a recovery..."