Politico's Obama Blog: 539,000 Job Losses 'Employment Doing Well'

When NewsBusters reported earlier today that media members were depicting April's 539,000 jobs loss as "good news," I never imagined anyone would characterize the data as "employment doing well."

Yet, that's how Politico's "44" blog -- "A Living Diary of the Obama Presidency" -- first teased Friday's Labor Department announcement at its front page.

Here's a screen-cap of the first picture taken some time after 10:23 AM EDT:

Someone must have realized how absurd this was and changed it to:

Well, what do you expect from a living diary?

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