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|Perversely, the jobless who aren't actively looking for jobs are not counted as 'unemployed.' Perhaps there should be a new category: 'mired in existential despair.' If anyone in Washington wants to know why people in the hinterlands are angry, one simple answer is that our political leaders seem to be so calculating and unmoved about the parlous state of the economy.|
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