Accuracy in Media

CNN: Obama Left Behind a Strong Economy for Trump

This is the liberal media’s new narrative: President Barack Obama left a strong economy behind for President Donald Trump to enjoy. At least, that’s what a CNN Money article said: By contrast, Obama handed Trump an economy that was close to what economists consider full employment. The unemployment rate on Inauguration Day was 4.8%, and […]

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Liberal Media Cannot Avoid Good Economic News for Trump

Even though the Trump administration has not been able to implement many of their deregulatory policies, the economic numbers released on Friday indicate there is some economic progress on the horizon. The Department of Labor reported that the number of employed Americans went up, the labor force participation rate increased slightly (0.1%) and added 220,000 […]

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What Obama Economic Recovery? CBS News reports Americans Pay Rent, but are Starving

The much-heralded Obama recovery post-Great Recession has not really materialized, as this article from CBS News outlined (if you read between the lines): It is a sign of the uneven economic terrain impeding the recovery: Although U.S. consumer confidence is at its highest level in 15 years, a combination of stagnant wages and surging housing costs are […]

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Thanks to Obama, We’re Still in the Summer of Recovery

Erick Erickson with the spot-on analysis on flagging jobs growth: The economy sucks. Only 38,000 jobs were added and supposedly unemployment went down because of the number of people dropping out of the workforce. This is not a good thing. Barack Obama has done everything possible to reshuffle and alter economic accounting to make himself […]

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August 2017

8/8/2017 - CNN Avoided Mentioning How Many Jobs were Added in Jobs Report, Focused on Lack of Wage Growth

July 2017

7/11/2017 - CNN: Obama Left Behind a Strong Economy for Trump

7/10/2017 - Liberal Media Cannot Avoid Good Economic News for Trump

February 2017

2/21/2017 - ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ Protesters Lost Their Day Jobs for Skipping Out on Work Without Notice

December 2016

12/28/2016 - What Obama Economic Recovery? CBS News reports Americans Pay Rent, but are Starving

September 2016

9/2/2016 - Why did CBS News Only Run a Piece on Investors Preparing for a Hillary Clinton Presidency?

August 2016

8/26/2016 - Fight for $15 Fiasco: D.C. Restaurants Lose 1,400 Jobs

July 2016

7/11/2016 - Jobs Outlook: Labor Force Participation Rate Increases by 0.1%

June 2016

6/16/2016 - Fed Reserve Board Faces Issues as U.S. Economy is Weak

6/5/2016 - Thanks to Obama, We’re Still in the Summer of Recovery

May 2016

5/19/2016 - Obama’s “Career Killer” Overtime Rules Blasted by Businesses

5/16/2016 - Thanks Fight-for-$15: Wendy’s to Introduce Self-Serve Kiosks

5/13/2016 - Pew Center: America’s Middle Class is Shrinking, Could Not be the Majority Soon

5/12/2016 - Fight for $15 Fallout? CBO Report finds Higher Unemployment among Unskilled Young Men

5/8/2016 - Washington Post Makes Excuses for Obama’s Manufacturing Jobs Promise from 2008

April 2016

4/12/2016 - Obama: I Made the U.S. Economy Fairer and I Fixed the Economy

4/1/2016 - UCLA Professors: FDR’s Policies Prolonged the Great Depression

March 2016

3/4/2016 - Obama’s War on Coal, via Halting Leases, Could Cost $650 Billion

September 2015

9/26/2015 - Fastest-Growing Cities in America are in … Texas

9/17/2015 - American Income Continues to Fall under Obama’s Watch

April 2015

4/21/2015 - WATCH: Hillary Clinton Criticizes Obama’s Handling of the Economy

September 2014

9/29/2014 - Obama: U.S. Economy is better off due to My Leadership

9/27/2014 - U.S. Treasury moves to limit Tax Loopholes for U.S. Corporations

9/24/2014 - Reuters reports on Obama’s lack of “Reagan” Touch before 2014 Midterms