The news media plays up the least little sign that the Obama economy may be improving slowly, but after three insufferable years of high unemployment and a still-subpar year-over-year economic growth rate, he has yet to convince a majority of Americans that he has restored the economy to health and prosperity.
The 3 percent fourth-quarter growth rate in the nation’s gross domestic product was welcome news, but the fact is that the Obama economy grew at a sluggish 1.7 percent for all of 2011.
It isn’t expected to do a great deal better this year, either, according to the National Association for Business Economics. The association is predicting just modest growth of 2.4 percent for the rest of this year.
It is appalling how Barack and his Cult have normalized unemployment. And the press just pimps and pimps. People have lost their jobs, their homes and their dreams. And it's treated as 'it's improving!' each year only it hasn't and it won't. He's done nothing to turn the economy around and provide jobs.
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