The Government Doesn’t Create Jobs – Except When It Does

When we were talking about the stimulus bill the GOP’s biggest talking point was that “the government doesn’t create jobs”. As a little refresher, here’s Michael Steele saying just that in February:

My how time changes things, even if its only two months. Now that there is a new military budget out there, one that’s cutting costly boat anchors like the F-22 Raptor program, now the right is out there going crazy asking about all the jobs that will be lost.

Yesterday Paul Krugman called out the GOP on these failed talking points.

(h/t Think Progress)