Conservative Media Promote Deceptive Unemployment Talking PointQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|Conservative media figures have been attacking President Obama's economic record by citing the fact that approximately 88 million Americans are not considered part of the labor force. In fact, only a small fraction of those 'not in the labor force' actually want to work, and economists say the long-term decline in labor force participation is due to changing demographics -- a trend that is likely to continue over the next decade.|
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