Why is it that every time you are losing a debate you start to spin? You have tried that way too many times and no one is biting any more. How bad is not bad? With that mentality (and I find it s is very common with the RWNJ) no wonder we are in the condition we are in. All you have to do is to look at Bear's graph that he blatantly pointed out between Bush I and Bush II. Even Stevie Wonder can see that and I highly doubt Bear made that up.
The chart is direct from the BLS web site. Just punch in any set of dates and tada