OK … I know its $787 billion … but its debt and any good home economist says the true cost includes the interest … but I digress.
Remember when Joe Biden said this?
Well, apparently in this administration it is a four letter word they try to avoid. From the Hill … but then don’t say we didn’t tell you so in February.
Exit question: Does he even hear himself?
Addendum: Don’t know why I am adding this but … I do have a certain amount of respect for the guy. His son has just returned from Iraq and I agree with Bates, Brooks, McCarthy and Peters … Biden urging a return to counter terrorism in Afghanistan is the right plan. But in this case … he’s just another politician putting lipstick on a pig.
UPDATE: Michelle Malkin has some analysis from Heritage. As she says, error palooza.
OMB Watch said its review yielded “really weird job numbers,” including many discrepancies within the reports themselves. For instance, Jennings said OMB Watch found that many companies said in a narrative portion of their reports that it was able to retain several employees because of stimulus funds, but the “jobs created” column read “zero.”
The Recovery Board aggregates its jobs data from the “jobs created” column to display the total number of jobs saved or created. Jennings speculated that recipients might have been confused about the scope of the term “created.”
“I would not stake any sort of claims on those job numbers,” said Jennings. “We don’t know what’s going on there.”