Originally Posted by Direckshun
The economy shrank only temporarily -- even economists aren't concerned, and the stock market remains high. The shrinking in the economy, as the OP stated, was due to Sandy hitting the Northeast and a huge slashing in defense.
Which is a symptom and just more proof this is the worst 'recovery' on record.
Any gains in jobs is just as more likely to be from the comeback of the McRibb than anything Obama can take credit for.