Closing Unemployment Gap Is Going To Take Years And Years

Ezra Klein, America's foremost chronicler of the World Of Terrifying Charts And Graphs Related To The Ongoing Unemployment Crisis, follows up on this past Tuesday's scary Daniel Indiviglio chart -- depicting the yawning chasm between job-seekers and avaliable job openings, with this Lovecraftian frightfest from the Brookings Institution.

TPM's David Kurtz offers: "I'm not sure it's sunk in yet within the political class (outside of economists) how horrible the prospects are for bringing the unemployment rate back to pre-Great Recession levels any time soon."

I am sure, and it hasn't!

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