Romney Calls Quarter-Million Jobs Gained "Sad"

Usually that would be a good thing, as the BLS report suggests is the case, but in Mitt Romney's situation—you've got to look for the lead-balloon, and so he ignored the jobs gained, calling the final jobs report before Tuesday's election "sad". Probably not so sad for the quarter-million Americans who found a job, but then they aren't rich creeps like Mitt Romney.
The Labor Department reported today that the USA added almost 171,000 jobs in October, and reports for August and September showed an additional 84,000 jobs being added over what had been previously reported. In total, the report showed a gain of 255,000 jobs.

While the unemployment rate edged up slightly in October to 7.9%, this was on account of more Americans entering the job force again to seek employment, and is actually a positive sign.

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, however, failing to acknowledge the job gains, and making more big promises on the basis of no actual track record dealing with a huge economic crisis, rejected the improving employment situation as "sad":
"Today’s increase in the unemployment rate is a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. The jobless rate is higher than it was when President Obama took office...I’m going to make real changes that lead to a real recovery."
Romney's plan for achieving this end is to cut taxes for rich people, while putting all unemployed Americans to work drilling frack wells into small, helpless, bunnies. Climate-change-fueled hurricanes, wiping out vast stretches of America's coastlines and financial districts, are not mentioned in Romney's plans.

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