Laura Ingraham of FOX News made an excellent point on her show this week. The media is virtually ignoring all of the great economic news so far this year. Unemployment is down and wages are already rising for working men and women. Isn’t that newsworthy?
Here’s a partial transcript via Real Clear Politics:
Laura Ingraham: Media Won’t Tell You, But 2017 Has Been A Great Year For Workers
LAURA INGRAHAM: If you just landed here from another planet, you would think that the only news stories that matter are the alleged Trump-Russia collusion, Robert Mueller’s flying subpoenas, and the growing gaggle of A-List gropers. But what you wouldn’t hear much about is the most important story of the year: America is back!
Though the media has been loathe to report this fact, 2017 has been a banner year for the U.S. economy. An incredible comeback from President Obama’s anemic non-recovery recovery. The Economist notes this week that blue collar wages are rising, as unemployment tumbles, wage growth among factory workers, drivers, and builders, now exceeds 4%. Theirs is growing faster than the wages of professionals and managers.
Watch the video below:
She’s absolutely right. The reason the media is ignoring this is obvious, too. They don’t want to report positive news about Trump.