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Exit Recession Now: The Functional Incoherence of the Left

The other day, during a spirited conversation with Leslie Marshall, a self-identified liberal progressive radio host, I encountered yet another example of the Left’s functional incoherence. Ms. Marshall informed her listeners and me that the recession was officially over. With 9.9% official unemployment, an economy that isn’t generating jobs at a rate which lowers the official unemployment rate, not to mention the unofficial unemployment rate of nearly 18%, there are those of us who beg to differ with the official version of events, especially given the number of months between the beginning of the recession and the official acknowledgment of what many of us were experiencing....