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NBC News Praised Obama’s Legacy, Forgetting Key Economic Indicator

A key economic indicator is not the unemployment rate, but it is the labor force participation rate. NBC News [1] correctly pointed out that the unemployment rate has fallen under Obama’s presidency, but ignored how the labor force participation rate is at its lowest point since 1977.

If only journalists looked at key economic indicators, not the headline-worthy ones.