Democrats' words don't negate record

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board Published: March 14, 2013

In comparison Jeffrey Anderson, writing at The Weekly Standard's website, says real median American household income has dropped 6 percent and $3,168 since March 2009 even as the Dow Jones industrial average has increased roughly 100 percent in real (inflation-adjusted) dollars. And the portion of Americans who are employed has fallen.

So Democrats are reduced to defending their policies based on unrelated (and potentially bubble-induced) investor profits, not broad economic growth.

Somehow, we doubt the poor and middle class find being name-dropped in Democratic press releases an acceptable substitute for job opportunities and higher wages.

by The Oklahoman Editorial Board
The Oklahoman Editorial Board consists of Gary Pierson, President and CEO of The Oklahoma Publishing Company; Christopher P. Reen, president and publisher of The Oklahoman; Kelly Dyer Fry, editor and vice president of news; Christy Gaylord...
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