Do Voters Care About Jobs Numbers? Buzz Politics 7

July 06, 2012 AT 12:42 PM
June's jobs report from the Labor Department was mediocre at best: 80,000 jobs added and the unemployment rate stuck at 8.2%. That makes four straight months of anemic jobs growth and with the election likely to be decided on how voters feel about the economy, a potentially terrible sign for Barack Obama. But what if voters aren't paying attention to the numbers?