Mr. President, we’ve heard this joke before…. It still isn’t funny.
October, 2010: “But in a recent interview with Peter Baker for a cover story to be published Sunday in The New York Times Magazine, the president acknowledged what has become painfully obvious in last 20 months: “shovel ready” didn’t mean what he and most people thought it did…. ….But the problem is,” he continued, “is that spending it out takes a long time, because there’s really nothing — there’s no such thing as shovel-ready projects.” (The New York Times, 10/15/10)
TODAY: Obama Jokes At Jobs Council: 'Shovel-Ready Was Not as Shovel-Ready as We Expected’ (Fox News, 6/13/11)