U.S. April hiring slows, jobless rate falls to 8.1 percent - Yahoo! Finance Under Bush teh Dems complained about a "jobless recovery". Under Obama we've got a "workerless recovery" as people drop out of the workforce. Ironically this makes UE look better. But the story behind the story is that people are discouraged. The weakest recovery on record. The highest spending. Do we really need 4 more years of this?