Economic promises drawn up by a seven year old: Romney targets 4 percent unemployment | Fox News "....Earlier Friday, Romney said the economy should be adding about 500,000 jobs a month, more than four times the April figures. "This is way, way, way off from what should be happening in a normal recovery," Romney said....." NORMAL recovery???????? The few times U.S. has met Romneyâs 500,000 jobs-a-month goal - Political Watch - MarketWatch "......Lest Romneyites think that only President Barack Obama struggled to make that grade, neither President Bush, older or younger, saw job creation that strong. President Clinton had one-plus 500,000 month, when in September, 1997, 507,000 positions were created. (Aided by the return of striking UPS workers.) President Reagan enjoyed a spectacular 1.11 million-job month in September 1983, but that was the only plus-500K mark and was boosted by roughly 640,000 AT&T workers returning from a strike. In fact, the last president to achieve back-to-back 500,000-plus months of job creation was one Romney recently mocked â Jimmy Carter â who saw 513,000 jobs created in March 1978 and 702,000 jobs added the next month. Those months reflected workers coming back from a coal strike. Sub-4% unemployment also is a rarity, one that wasnât achieved by Kennedy, Ford, Carter, Reagan, both Bushes and Obama....."