Fast Food Jobs Should Count for Something
Mitt Romney and President Obama frequently remind us, jobs and the economy are the issues of the 2012 presidential race. The loss of an estimated 3 million manufacturing since 2000 has carved a deep hole in the American economy. Many manufacturing jobs have gone overseas, taking a toll on the middle class wages that once anchored the American economy. Slate.com's Matthew Yglesias has some ideasabout bolstering America’s manufacturing jobs numbers;he proposes adding fast food workers to the assembly line class.