I think this graphic — prepared by Nancy Pelosi using month-by-month job loss data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics — speaks for itself. I hope the Dems show this every time anyone tries to blame Obama for the high unemployment rate.
Isn’t it refreshing to see the Democrats finally starting to fight back? In addition to the above graph, David Axelrod recently pointed out that even though the Republicans claim to be for cutting taxes, the Democrats managed to pass 25 tax cuts last year, all of which the Republicans opposed.
UPDATE: Here’s a more recent chart:
The source article also has a really interesting example of how Fox distorts graphs like this.