Friday, September 21, 2012

Bill Clinton Was Right That Dems Create More Jobs Than GOPers -- and Here's the Scoreboard for Good Jobs Making Real Things


“Since President Bill Clinton’s September 5 speech to the Democratic National Convention, a great deal of attention has centered on his claim that, since 1961, the “jobs score” during seven Republican and six Democratic presidential terms amounts to 24 million for the Republicans and 42 million for the Democrats. The fact checkers have given these numbers their approval (see, for example, the Bloomberg verdict and The Tampa Bay Times PolitiFact evaluation), although some critics (e.g., The Washington Post) have questioned whether they are meaningful as a verdict on policy differences between the two parties.”

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