If we were a rational, data-driven country with a good media system, there would be no red-blue divide.
The states have been “experimenting” with some pretty different policies, and now we see some of the results of those policies.
For folks who actually follow the data and compare it to the rhetoric, there is little question about which policies actually work.
The next time your right-wing family member or former high school classmate posts a status update or tweet about how taxing the rich or increasing workers’…
Mary Burke contends that “Wisconsin’s dead last in Midwest job growth.”
In the new version of this claim, she uses the most accurate jobs data for the longest Walker-era period that can be analyzed with it. And Wisconsin does bring up the rear. But due to the lag time, it does not reflect the most current trends.
We rate the claim True.