Aug 262012

obama unemployment graph aug 2012

Heard the latest claim that The One has created more jobs than Reagan? (from the mouth of Obama’s deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter)

Well, I think that worker probably has a good understanding of what’s happened over the past four years in terms of the president coming in and seeing 800,000 jobs lost on the day that the president was being sworn in, and seeing the president moving pretty quickly to stem the losses, to turn the economy around, and over the past, you know, 27 months we’ve created 4.5 million private sector jobs. That’s more jobs than in the Bush recovery, in the Reagan recovery, there’s obviously more we need to do, and as I said to Mika at the at beginning of the program, I think that unemployed worker probably sees one person in this race trying to move the country forward and that’s the president.

Just got one question with this claim.  If there were 4.5 million jobs created because of the Obama stimulus, then why do the unemployment numbers look like this?

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