Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. As ofthe nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that half the decline in the participation rate at that time had come from "long-term trends" like aging — as baby boomers age, that means a large chunk of the population will naturally retire. That report showed the 75th straight month of job growth, with employers addingjobs. Quitting work to retire, for example, is a totally nonalarming reason to leave the labor force. So that's something that I spend a lot of time thinking about. More from The Telegraph.
By Toby Harnden in Washington.
What Kind Of 'Jobs President' Has Obama Been — In 8 Charts
Aboutjobs need to be added each month just to keep up with population growth, Keen said. But it's also an economy that has sharply moved away from manufacturing and other goods-producing industries — the very ones he pushed the most in the election. We present this chart over a longer time frame, which makes it a little bit of a cheat — this isn't exactly a measure of Obama's "record on jobs. And slowly through Obama's tenure, those wages have inched upward. The chart shows the number of jobs lost per month over about two years, ending in early