Since the day Barack Obama became president, the U.S. economy has created well over 5 million jobs. If you measure from the low point of the Great Recession, as the administration prefers, the number approaches 10 million.
Since the day Barack Obama became president, the U.S. economy has created well over 5 million jobs. If you measure from the low point of the Great Recession, as the administration prefers, the number approaches 10 million. File photo The Associated Press
Since the day Barack Obama became president, the U.S. economy has created well over 5 million jobs. If you measure from the low point of the Great Recession, as the administration prefers, the number approaches 10 million. File photo The Associated Press

Eugene Robinson: Better economy puts politicians in a bind

January 02, 2015 06:17 PM