Ed Driscoll

Have Yourself an Unexpected Little Christmas

“Economists say a combination of natural and man-made disasters led to unexpectedly weak U.S. retail sales in the crucial two months before Christmas.”


Voice of America, yesterday.

CNBC, another state-run media agency, blames Sandy, Newtown, and the “fiscal cliff,” also without ever mentioning the O-word.


But I’m not sure what the problem is — from 2007 through 2009, Mr. Obama and other “Progressives” told American consumers that they must begin to consume less (including several at NBC).

Isn’t this all good news, then?

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