Three Economic Charts That Could Keep Obama From Being Re-Elected

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Jim Pethokoukis has three economic charts he feels could derail President Obama’s re-election hopes. They’re all pretty ugly, but of the three I think this one is the most devastating:

How can anyone claim economic recovery when labor force participation looks like that?

President Obama can, and no doubt will, continue to blame the recession on President Bush and Republicans. But he’s had three years to turn things around. Where’s the recovery?

Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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