Yes, you read that headline correctly. If you’re still reading this, congratulations. You win the internet.
Conservatives have been saying for years that the real unemployment rate is way higher than 5.5 or 5.3 percent. Why? Well, a few reasons, the biggest being that more people have simply dropped out of the workforce. It’s not that unemployment is down, it’s that fewer people are even attempting to look for work at all. You can’t fail at something you never even attempt. Conservatives have been saying this for months.
Everybody and their brother’s been ignoring us. Until now.
Bernie Sanders just came out saying the exact same thing. Yes, that Bernie Sanders. Unemployment is way higher than the government pretends. And it’s pretty damning.
The “real” unemployment is 10.8%. We need to put millions of unemployed workers back to work. pic.twitter.com/ETPTSm9UXi
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) June 11, 2015
The crazy thing here, is that Bernie Sanders is loopy enough to think that he may have just discovered this. Still no word on him discovering a comb.
All this does is prove that we were right and people are listening. Even if they pretend they’re not. Also, the left is completely out of original ideas. They’ve now resorted to taking ours and are re-treading them for the next election.
Still, thanks Bernie for proving Conservatives right about unemployment. You’re a real pal. Now go find a damn comb.