President Obama had a press conference today to talk about the latest jobs report, and naturally his focus was on the unemployment rate:

However, the labor force participation rate remains extremely low:

Obama did acknowledge that today, but in the 8th year of his presidency, he tried to explain that it’s still due to a preexisting condition:

He’s only been in office since 2009, so give him a little time!

And you know what that means:

“Blame Bush” should have its own legacy wing in Obama’s presidential library.

  • Perso Nasplit

    Good? Obama did it.


    • Russ

      Ah, but last night Hillary took credit for that Iran nuke deal.

  • thale_taxurfeet ♂ Vilified


    On the bright side, Recovery Summer VIII is just around the corner.

  • Dave In Arizona

    Of course, Obama’s not to blame. He’s as pure as the driven snow

    • MarciaTheMurkyMuse? Variegated

      Driven slush… fund?

  • MarciaTheMurkyMuse? Variegated

    What kind of hangover would we get with 8 years of Grannie Shrilly’s “nerve restorative elixir”? [‘Scuse me, the tank truck just arrived with my brain bleach…]

  • Russ

    I’m waiting for the day 0 whips out his pen to declare an end to the two term limit, and awards himself a third term to “fix” what he couldn’t during his first two terms.

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  • algonquinmatt

    So the liberals will claim that Bush was fortunate and got credit for the Clinton economy, but Obama was hamstrung by the Bush economy and still brought us back from death’s doorsteps…and the next president, if it’s a Republican, will get credit for all of the things that Obama did.