Long-Term Unemployed See Lives as ‘Scary,’ ‘Nerve-Wracking,’ ‘Falling Behind.’ They Don’t See ‘Recovery.’

Americans out of work six months or more see the Obama recovery as a statistic wrapped in a rumor inside a mirage.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: Senate Budget Committee members (L-R) Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH), Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) make brief statements to the news media before the second day of markup hearings in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 14, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Republican senators were unified in their criticism of the federal budget proposed by the majority Democrats on the committee. This is the first budget proposal the senate has worked on in four years.
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