Bad News For Republicans and Right-Wing Sheep: Economy Added 227,000 Jobs in February

by Ben Hoffman

In yet another sign of a strengthening recovery, the United States added 227,000 net jobs in February, the third consecutive month of gains over 200,000. The unemployment rate was unchanged from 8.3 percent in January, the Labor Department reported Friday, as nearly a half million people who had been staying on the sidelines rejoined the search for work.

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7 Responses to “Bad News For Republicans and Right-Wing Sheep: Economy Added 227,000 Jobs in February”

  1. If only Republicans believed in math.

  2. 8.3% unemployment and this is what passes for great news .

  3. Mr. Hoffman,

    Not quite . You guys have lowered the bar so far that you believe these are good numbers . But I’m glad to see you are in such a good mood going into the election with a President who has such a sterling record . I’d be scared, but not you. I admire your steely nerves .

  4. Alan, you might want to check out Dubya’s record during the same period of his first term … far more dismal than Obama’s

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