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Obama: Automation to blame for high unemployment


According to President Obama, his Administration’s anti-free-market, anti-business, and pro-union policies are not to blame for the high rate of involuntary unemployment. No, instead we are to believe a root cause of that problem is too much automation. In an interview on NBC News in response to a question about companies’ reluctance to hire, President Obama said:

“…There are some structural issues with our economy where a lot of businesses have learned to become much more efficient with a lot fewer workers. You see it when you go to a bank and you use an ATM, you don’t go to a bank teller, or you go to the airport and you’re using a kiosk instead of checking in at the gate. So all these things have created changes…”

American Thinkier

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