It is obvious something is holding the economy back, but no one is dealing with the underlying problem.
Only a fool could look at the timing of this nonsense and not smell the reek of desperate political posturing.
Americans should remain skeptical of the rosy picture painted by the latest jobs report, because fundamental problems in the economy remain.
There are a lot of things that look good in the last few quarters, and growth remains solid, particularly if the 3.5% preliminary GDP growth rate holds through revisions, but there are still some nagging doubts that won't go away.
While the quarterly GDP growth rate hasn't been below 2.0% since the first quarter of 2017, it also hasn't been above 5.0% since the second quarter of 2014, and it's a long way from the 7.0% rate in the third quarter of 2003.
...America First is an empty shell, signifying nothing, and none of Trump's supporters are going to really get what they want.