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-- Friday night.
That's standard -- -- downgraded our credit rating for the first time ever there has been a scramble to understand and interpret it.
-- the news came after the rather tepid jobs report that showed a slight down take in the unemployment rate.
-- even that was stained by revelations that it was largely because so many people have simply quit looking for a job.
Maybe that's not the entire story.
I -- in a week of bleak economic news.
President Obama celebrated his fiftieth birthday with a 35800.
Dollar a plate dinner in Chicago.
And then He blew out the candles on the cake and the walls of the White House.
With a star studded bash featuring Stevie Wonder Herbie Hancock Tom Hanks.
And a whole lot of other -- blisters from Hollywood.
-- some commentators have given the president of -- hard time about such lavish and ostentatious parties at a time and sixteen million Americans don't have jobs.
But not me.
Now I wanna congratulate the president.
And not just for his fiftieth birthday -- I wanna congratulate him for his obvious efforts to really stimulate our sluggish economy.
Because now hopefully.
None of the president's guests flew -- had a private corporate jet to attend these gatherings of the swells because I know.
If they did He would give them a stern lecture as to how evil that would be.
-- I'm sure they all came in electric cars are on high speed trains and no doubt they ate organic arugula sandwiches and had tofu for dessert yeah.
But you know what.
He did create a lot of jobs jobs for those who prepared the birthday meal set up the chairs for the dinner.
And carefully polished each of those 35800.
Dollar plates since that one plate cost more than the average American makes in a year.
-- glad the president had such a large time with his friends.
And by the way they think that they all ought to pay more in taxes so hopefully while they were gathered.
They passed one of those great -- big hats in one of the hip hop -- war so that way everyone could impede their pockets and open their checkbooks.
So they can give more to -- ever responsible federal government so the fine folks at the party can bail out our government.
Well I'm sure that happened so let's get back Jack was cut the -- some slack his birthday gig I just bring our economy back.
And that's my -- And we're and tell me about it for the month.
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So America's credit is gone from.
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