Unemployment extension: Confused? Good reason to be, 99ers.

The President left people with the impression last night that the deal included an extension of unemployment benefits for another 13 months. A caller on our show, Paul, called late to say that that was incorrect but couldn’t source the material for us … so what’s a person to do? Well the labor department has been working overtime to correct misconceptions, which I unfortunately contributed to. And, unbelievably, it is not really that complicated, leading me to believe the WH was perfectly happy leaving folks fuzzy on details. Read more