Quote Of The Day, January 25, 2013
“The American male flight from work is so acute that more than 7% of men in their late 30s (the prime working age-group) had totally checked out of the workforce, even before the recent recession. This workforce opt-out, incidentally, was more than twice that of contemporary Greece, the poster child for modern welfare-state dysfunction. The share of 30-somethings neither working nor looking for work appears to be higher in America than in practically any Western European economy.”
- Nicholas Eberstadt, in his new book A Nation of Takers: America’s Entitlement Epidemic.