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Are We Ignoring Growth?

February 24, 2012 1 minute Read by Amity Shlaes

There's a hot debate over whether unemployment is worse than the 8.3% the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported early this month. Our Growth Grader Brian Wesbury says the government is right, and accurate. Brian also asks whether it is in anyone's interest to ignore growth; there's a habit of pessimism building. Boy, does Newt Gingrich think the opposite. His view is here.

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