Bloomberg: Jobless Claims Exceed 400,000 for 12th Week
Remember, this is with the so-called "stimulus effect" of Bush's last round of tax cuts.
Economist Brad DeLong is always an excellent source on the potential economic harm of Bush's policies. SixDifferentWays points to a cogent New Yorker summary that dares to state the obvious: "If tax cuts automatically created jobs, businesses would be scouring the streets for workers right now, and nobody’s twenty-five-year-old children would still have to live at home."
Meanwhile, Tacitus is incredulous that the WaPo has only just figured out that it's all just about getting Bush re-elected.