Scary how clueless this guy is.
Via Beltway Confidential:
President Obama attributed the high unemployment rate to the size of the government payroll — which is not big enough, he explained, due to congressional Republicans.
. . .“The big challenge we have in our economy right now is state and local government hiring has been going in the wrong direction,” he explained, citing for Congress to avert the layoffs of police, firefighters, and other public employees that have taken place at the state level.