How do you explain the small central govt. and part time legislature our Founders created? You simply ignore history and try to re-write it the way you want.
But remember, the 288K job creation number is not the only number put out by the BLS. They also said that - using a different form of computation/estimation - that 73,000 jobs were lost in April. And that the labor force shrunk by 806,000 people.
Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted. 4th and 2nd lines, respectively.
Both GDP and labor numbers were lousy.
If it was 'the weather' - then it maybe an aberration (even though more then half of the nation's population never/rarely sees any snow).
If it wasn't some 'my dog ate my homework' reason...we shall see.
'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
"We have met the enemy and they are ours..." -- Oliver Hazard Perry
"I don't want a piece of you... I want the whole thing!" -- Bob Barker