Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, February 02, 2018

One of President Donald Trump's favorite boasts, in recent weeks, is noting the fact that unemployment among black workers has sunken to record lows during his tenure in office -- even taking full credit for the decline. In Trump's first year in office, he presided over a 1% decline in the black unemployment rate, which is really just the continuation of a 1% per-year decline that started under President Obama. But now, it looks like Trump won't have "record low" talking point to kick around anymore. The January jobs report is in, and black unemployment has spiked, to 7.7 percent, more than one full percentage point higher than it was in December's report.

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The January jobs report is in, and black unemployment has spiked, to 7.7 percent, more than one full percentage point higher than it was in December's report.

"Fake news."

~ Donnie Dotard ~

#1 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2018-02-02 12:05 PM | Reply

Cherry picking one month; now look over the past year for the overall picture.

#2 | Posted by MSgt at 2018-02-02 02:27 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Apparently the "big picture" only goes back one year.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2018-02-02 02:28 PM | Reply

Illegal immigration has been rising since November, it's called latency.

www.washingtontimes.com

I am correct again....

#4 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2018-02-02 06:20 PM | Reply

"I am correct again...."

I feel like you say this, silently, to yourself all the time. If one could see you, they could read it off your lips.

#5 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2018-02-02 06:55 PM | Reply

Thanks Obama...

#6 | Posted by sawdust at 2018-02-02 09:53 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

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