Friday, March 3, 2023

Trump Launches Leftist Attack Against DeSantis
Guy Benson / Townhall Tipsheet

We've been following the emerging alliance among the Democratic Party, Donald Trump, the news media, and leftist groups like the Lincoln Project -- all of whom have shared goals, at least for the moment: Namely, beating back Ron DeSantis' potential presidential ambitions, and ensuring Trump is the Republican nominee in 2024.  They have different reasons for preferring the latter scenario, of course.  They've tossed around disparaging nicknames, poked fun at the Florida governor's height, and preposterously pretended that DeSantis was a 'lockdown' leader during COVID.  They're throwing everything up against the wall.  For his part, DeSantis is out with a new bestselling book, and is embarking on a book tour that will take him to some intriguing places, like Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and likely South Carolina, per the New York Times.  His team is also putting out videos like this, which have all the energy of a presidential announcement, just without the actual announcement: Read more, see tweet and video here.
America's low labor participation rate 'a social and economic disaster,' experts warn
Economists are sounding the alarm over millions of would-be workers refusing to return
By now it's common knowledge that the U.S. saw an unprecedented drop in labor participation at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 as health concerns, lockdowns and stimulus payments caused tens of millions to abandon or forfeit their jobs.

But three years later, millions still haven't returned – including many who quit in the middle of their prime working years – and some economists are sounding the alarm that so many capable, would-be earners remain out of the workforce.

When the Labor Department reported last month that unemployment dropped to 3.4% in January, the lowest level in more than 50 years, not all experts were celebrating.

Dr. Samuel Gregg, a distinguished fellow at the American Institute for Economic Research, tweeted, "THIS is the employment number that should concern Americans: our abysmal labor participation rate. Some Americans have...Read more, see tweet and video here.

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