The Truman Show was the 1998 movie in which Jim Carrey slowly realizes that his entire life is a televised illusion. Welcome to The Truman Show economy. Much of what we hear nowadays hides a grim reality -- not just from our leaders, but from us.
There is no legitimate basis for concluding that Obama has failed American workers. Bush and changes in the global economy did that. These indisputable facts point to the vital question of when a president should be held responsible for job destruction and creation.