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  •  More of a Trickle Than a Breaking Point..... (3+ / 0-)
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    jj32, gabjoh, Berliozian

    ....as this transition has been ongoing for three decades.  But I would guess the financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession accelerated the trend.  Even before that though, George W. Bush enjoyed significant, if artificial, economic growth rates in 2006 but Americans still believed the economy sucked.  I think Stan Greenberg's recent warning for Democrats to not run on the "recovery" will hold true no matter what the economic situation in the years to come.  A nation of low-wage part-timers is never gonna connect with a message of economic resurgence that will never under any circumstances feel.

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