Atlantans and Georgians could take some comfort over the Labor Day weekend in knowing that signs point to slow, yet ongoing, progress toward creating jobs and rebuilding our economy.
By the AJC Editorial Board
We’re resilient, resourceful, hard-working and patient. That was worth remembering as this great metro area, state and nation for the most part took a well-earned rest over Labor Day weekend.
It may sound like pablum, but we prefer to think of it as self-affirmation. And that’s important during times of heightened duress, such as we’re all still enduring as the economy continues to putter along. It’s climbing, yes, but moving in frustratingly low gear.
Toss in all of the noise and sharp partisan elbowing to be expected in an election year, and it’s especially refreshing to realize that there are yet encouraging signs visible for Georgians, and Atlantans.
True, 2012 remains a tough year even for those blessed enough to be employed somewhere. We’re working harder as a