“Today is a big day in America. Only 36,000 people lost their jobs today, which is really good.”
Commenter jsr: “With any luck November 3 we will be able to say: ‘Today is a big day in America. Over 300 congressmen lost their jobs today, which is really good.'”
Update: Obama says “Woo-hoo, too!”
President Barack Obama boasted Friday that his economic recovery efforts were showing results after the national unemployment rate stayed at a steady 9.7 percent for February.
Obama, touring a small business in Arlington, Va., said that the 36,000 jobs lost last month was ‘actually better than expected’ considering the massive snowstorms that devastated the East Coast.
Jim Geraghty tweets: “Reid says our jobs numbers are ‘really good;’ I haven’t felt this reassured since Janet Napolitano told us ‘the system worked.'”