Presidents typically invite Americans to appear at Rose Garden press conferences to trumpet their policy successes, but yesterday we saw what may have been a first. President Obama introduced three Americans—an auto worker, a fitness center employee and a woman in real estate—who've been out of work so long they underscore the failure of his economic program. Where are his spinmeisters when he really needs them?
Unemployment benefits are now for 2 years. 2 years of getting paid to do nothing!
Is this administration creating another layer to the already vile welfare state?
Another layer of government dependent, non-producing citizens?