Politicians Really Can't Create JobsBy
Americans head into the midterm elections on Nov. 4 with two perennial issues as their top concerns: jobs and the economy. In this respect, the U.S. is pretty much like everyone else in the world. In country after country, jobs and the economy regularly come out ahead in polls asking voters to rank the important issues. What’s frustrating, however, is that politicians appear to have remarkably little control over what actually happens to unemployment and the economy. All of which means public disenchantment with Washington is likely to run through the next session of Congress—and doubtless the one after that.
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