After looking at a Matt Yglesias chart showing that private employment has now recovered from the Great Recession while public employment continues to lag, Taegard Goddard makes this acute observation on Twitter:

True dat.

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Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.