Employment in the motion picture and sound recording industries plunged in August, for a loss of 22,200 jobs. It was the sector with the biggest losses last month, and also represented the largest monthly decline since the Labor Department started keeping track of jobs in the industry in 1990.They always have an excuse for the "unexpected" bad news in the economy. It couldn't possibly be due to the policies of the incumbent president, the one they relentlessly campaigned for, and refused to report on objectively.
Some have attributed the job losses to the X-rated film industry. After an H.I.V. scare, the industry temporarily shut down around the time that the Labor Department conducts its monthly survey.
Does this mean that consuming porn is good for the economy? Because, you know, I'm ready to make that sacrifice.
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