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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 01:28 PM

"8.2% Unemployment: An Exceedingly 'Meh' Jobs Report for March"

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/04/82-unemployment-an-exceedingly-meh-jobs-report-for-march/255534/

"After three straight months of wicked job growth, March disappointed with 120,000 new workers. But the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.2%, the lowest rate since the first month of Obama's presidency.

The economic Twitter world, which lately has thrilled to the employment surveys released at 8:30 AM every first Friday of the month, spent this Good Friday morning tweeting out variations on a theme of "huh." The Washington Post's Neil Irwin's might just have won the morning with some basic meta-analysis: "Overall take on jobs report: Meh." Meh, indeed."

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Response to Dawson Leery (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 01:39 PM

2. Yet the trend continues upward.

And unemployment continues to drop.

I don't call that a "meh", at all.

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Response to Dawson Leery (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 01:43 PM

3. Happy it's under 9, I want it under 8 by election time.

The GOP needs to be exposed as the architects of slowing our recovery.

Get to work, DNC.

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