Let's clear something up. When you hear Hillary Clinton, or Barack Obama, or John Edwards, or Harry Reid, or Chuck Schumer, or Robert Reich, or George Clooney, or Alec Baldwin, or Katie Couric, or Paul Krugman, earnestly declare that they want growth and prosperity for America, there's a footnote that is often missed.
These liberal geniuses only want sunny economic news if produced by their own ill-conceived, deleterious, pernicious, shockingly dumb policies. It would be like only cheering for your team to win if they bunted in the winning run, rather than hit a homer.
Here's some news that, at best, found its way to the back of the section of the New York Times you use in the bottom of the hamster cage:
Here's John Edwards upon reading the good news:
And Paul Krugman: