Friday, September 03, 2004

Lost amid the post-convention buzz is this month’s Employment Report. The highlights include 144,000 new jobs in August, July’s number revised upward by over double to 73,000, another 22,000 new manufacturing jobs added, and the unemployment rate slipped to 5.4%.

In the words of one economist upon seeing the report, “We can breathe a sigh of relief.”

See? I told you not to worry.

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