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NPR: 'Is Moderate Growth Good for the Economy?'

So when is lackluster economic growth a good thing? When it happens in the first quarter of an election year in which an incumbent Democrat president is attempting to win re-election and when the organization reporting this bad, or "good," news as they laughably attempt to categorize it is National Public Radio. Here is the NPR comedy act performance by Scott Neuman in which he attempts to spin the lousy economy as a good thing: On Friday, the government reported that the economy grew at a 2.
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U.S. economy grew at 2.6 percent pace in fourth quarter of 2014

Business & Finance : Ezra Klein (3 hours ago)

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Economic Recovery Stagnates in Most Major Industrialized Economies

Business & Finance : Wall St. Cheat Sheet (3 years ago)

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Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (2 hours ago)

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