One thing (of many) the media has been unable to separate during the Obama administration — corporate whining that Obama is mean to them from objective analysis of the impact of progressive policies on business. Over at Washington Monthly, Steve Benen separates the wheat from the chaff, creating this chart looking only at private sector job growth during the Obama administration:
Do businesses really want to go back to the red days? Or maybe a better question: Are policies advocated by umbrella business groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce about what’s good for all businesses? Or just about what’s good for a handful of the Chamber’s biggest donors?