Jobless Americans Are The 'Most Comfortable' In 7 Years

While we already know that "work is punished" in America, with almost 20% of Americans' disposable personal income made up of US government transfer payments (up from just 5% 60 years ago), it is perhaps no surprise that Bloomberg's Comfort Index shows the jobless in America haven't been this comfortable since 2007...

Hope...

 

or a generous government?

 

Charts: Bloomberg