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Shirley Sherrod`s Martyrdom And The Recovery
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July 30, 2010, 10:46 PM
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I wrote yesterday that "Shirley Sherrod was only unemployed for about ten minutes (all right, two days). But she`s been offered groveling apologies from the Department of Agriculture and the White House. The only reason she hasn`t got her job back is that she won`t take it. "

This is a cartoon from the 27th.

Obama: (Pointing to picture of Shirley Sherrod) Here`s one American who lost her job and found one immediately. See? Proof of a recovery.

Adviser: (sotto voce) He`s reaching.

In real life, the Obama administration has been counting Census workers repeatedly in an attempt to lower the nominal unemployment rate.