The current unemployment rate is fine, but unfortunately it is meaningless, because workforce participation remains dismally low. Some say this is due primarily to excessive taxation, suffocating regulation, and the ease of living off disability or other types of welfare. The Onion has found another explanation — facial tattoos:
No worries; if we could come to accept homosexual marriage as normal, facial tattoos will surely follow closely behind, putting an end to this stigmatization and discrimination.
On a tip from Bodhisattva.