So says Jennifer Rubin:
He must be joking. The comments are so at odds with public perception, and the suggestion that 54,000 lost jobs is somehow “encouraging” is so daft, that one wonders what is going on inside the White House. I suspect those remarks are going to appear in many GOP ads this fall. Obama, who was thought to be a genius at campaigning, has lost his touch and now is something of a one-man wrecking crew for the Democratic Party.