The headline of the article in today’s paper was “A Growing Hunger” with a subheadline of “While jobless rates plummet, the opposite can be said of the number of people in need of food assistance.” [you can view the article here]
I will stipulate that this article was written about the growing need for many families still feeling the pinch of Obama’s recession. I know that the article isn’t about how there really is not a recovery. There is even mention of that;
“It doesn’t feel like the economy’s improving…It feels like it’s getting worse.”
My alternate title for this piece was “And Then There Was One.” When White House economic “guru” Larry Summers announced that he would be resigning from Obama’s economic team leaving only Tim Giethner from the original dream team. Summers exit was preceded by Peter Orszag and more recently Christina Romer abandoning the sinking Bad Ship Obama. I remember that these folks were touted as the best and brightest and best suited to lead us out of our recession.
I know many of these stories are serious, but the headlines removed the restrain from my brain and we get headline humor. These are the actual headlines as I found on-line. When you click on the headline you will be taken to the original story which more often than not has nothing to do with my vision of the headline.
Once again, I could not make stuff up this good. This series is all about Joe Biden, arguably the smartest vice president in United States history according the the main stream media.
Joe on the economy:
December 2008: Joe Biden gave a speech after the election and spoke about the economy. Now faced with actually doing something rather than just campaigning he made this statement: