September’s underwhelming jobs report showed minuscule gains that fell over 300,000 short of predictions. But if you listened to President Joe Biden on Friday, you would have thought the report was a great win for the country.
“The monthly totals bounce around, but if you take a look at the trend, it’s solid,” Biden said. “In total, the job creation in the first eight months of my administration is nearly five million jobs. Jobs up, wages up, unemployment down. That’s progress.”
Biden on his dismal September jobs report:
“That’s progress.” pic.twitter.com/jqwDSsrH2N
— Danny De Urbina (@dannydeurbina) October 8, 2021
As usual with the Biden administration, those numbers are taken completely out of context. With all of the necessary context taken into account, the