Which one is not like the other one?
Here's a headline and lead from the New York Times:
The American economy expanded at a weaker-than-expected 1.9 percent annual rate between April and June, the Commerce Department announced Thursday, while numbers for the last three months of 2007 were revised downward to show a contraction — the first dip since the recession of 2001.Now here's one from the Washington Post:
U.S. Economy Grows at Solid Pace in 2nd Quarter
The U.S. economy grew at a solid pace in the second quarter, the government said today, despite being buffeted by a financial crisis, a deep housing slump, high fuel prices and a weak job market.And you wonder why they call economics the dismal science?