Let me humbly suggest a new drinking game.
The next time you hear some -- a politician, a journalist, a candidate, a political spinmeiser -- says "Jobs, jobs, jobs," take a drink.
You'll need it.
Because this rhetorical repetition has become a cliche, and a headache that won't go away.
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It's used by those who don't have any real ideas on jobs but who want to convey that they are really, really focused on it.
Word to the wise: "Jobs jobs jobs" is not like saying Beetlejuice.
You can't make jobs appear by saying the word three times.
But people repeat it so often that, at a recent event on the economy in LA, I thought my head was going to explode from having heard it too many times.
How many times?
A Google search finds the phrase used more than 1.6 million times. Somebody could research all the usages and write a report. But not me.
I already have a job.