Times visits Michigan, just can't understand why people aren't feeling the rebound!
I ploughed through the story, and there's only one key sentence:
56 percent said their family’s incomes were falling behind living costs — about where that sentiment was in 2008 — and 45 percent said they had experienced financial hardships like layoffs, inability to pay health care bills, or run-ins with debt-collection agents over the past year.
No money. That's for Detroit. This is for the country:
A George Washington University poll conducted last month found the economy to be the top issue on voters’ minds, with 71 percent saying their personal economic situation was either the same or worse than four years ago.
And that's before we get to the crap jobs.
NOTE The owners are doing fine, and good for them, especially the small ones. But the distinction between owners and not-owners is very, very clear.