In this article the New York Times says it is. Fox News has added mud to the already muddy waters with this "hit piece" that simply distorts the time frame, and the reality of Manufacturing jobs growth.Â CNN adds fuel to the fire with this article covering only the Obama Administration.
CNN money, on January 9, 2009, carried this report, Worst year for Job since '45. That was the last year of the Bush Administration. Total Losses for the year, 2.6 million.Â Obama's first year in office was worse.Â Since January 2010, 24 of the last 30 months have seen job increases.Â The total is about 3 point 8 million jobs in the last two and a half years.Â This chart shows the last year of the Bush Administration and the First year of the Obama Administration.
Data from the Bureau of Labor statistics.