Thought of the day

I happen to have a job I got, in part, on the basis of my educational background. However, it astounds me the number of employers out there that just do not give two shits about 4-year degrees.

Jobs, Obama, and Bush

Here are two charts concerning job losses and gains. The first represents the time shortly before President Obama took office until roughly today:

And this next one represents the recession faced by Bush, plus a comparable period of following years as compared to the previous chart:

via Paul Krugman

Facts are so inconvenient, no?

At least they are if you’ve been an Obama-hating conservative over the past two years.