Employment Grinds 'to a Halt' -- Jobless Rate Ticks Up to 9.2 Percent
9:15 AM, Jul 8, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
The latest jobs numbers arrived this morning and are especially devastating -- the number of jobs added was the lowest in nine months:
On Wednesday, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe that "people won’t vote in 2012 based on the unemployment rate." Given that nearly one in 10 voters are unemployed, that seems both tone deaf to their sufferring and wildly unrealistic.
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