As I browsed through the progressive internet world yesterday, something odd kept catching my eyes. None of the sites that I view on a daily basis, were covering the latest Washington spin. This from MSNBC’s website (buried of course)

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s emergency spending measures last year saved up to 2 million U.S. jobs, the White House said on Wednesday

After this story was ignored en masse, the AP followed it up with what probably was closer to the truth:

The White House has abandoned its controversial method of counting jobs under President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus, making it impossible to track the number of jobs saved or created with the $787 billion in recovery money.

Now with all that is happening economically, and the chances of faulty number counting of the true unemployment rates, why have those on the left ignored this spinathon? Are we exhausted mentally from the massive letdown that this administration has caused? Is the blogosphere so busy painting the left vs. right, Dems good, Reps bad meme, that they don’t have the time and resources to follow yet more Obama drama? Seriously folks, does anyone really need to read about Palin’s latest round of stupidity, or Pat Robertson’s, or even Rush Limpbaugh?

Firedoglake is the finest source of information in the blogosphere and I realize the resources are limited. But all left sites? Shouldn’t some of the progressives, somewhere, be showing this stuff? I’m not a site owner, just an avid reader, so this is probably not the most organized diary post. Let’s just say that as a former Obama supporter, this stuff should be shouted from rooftops. Is the alternative in the next election going to be any better? Can we do any worse? Thank you Firedoglake for letting me vent. Hope it isn’t too poorly written

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