thrice twice-weekly Nobel Prize-nominated local paper never ceases to amaze me. Today, they hit us with this headline: Analyst: NC jobs report ‘terrible.’ But then, you read the first sentence of the article:
The latest jobs report from the N.C. Division of Employment Security shows that the state’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.9 percent in July to 8.7 percent in August.
A drop in the unemployment rate is “terrible”? It is if your paper is owned by hard-core Democrat operatives and the GOP controls the legislature AND the governor’s office in Raleigh. Who is this “analyst” the contributed article quotes?:
“Today’s jobs report, quite simply, is terrible. August’s job numbers are a serious cause for concern,” said Allan Freyer, public policy analyst with the Budget & Tax Center, a project of the North Carolina Justice Center. “North Carolina is struggling just to replace the jobs lost during the Great Recession, much less keep with rapid population growth.