Remember when he used the phrase "shovel ready jobs"? This should jog your memory:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bachmann’s statement on unemployment in the African American and Hispanic communities is accurate. Overall seasonally-adjusted unemployment was 12. 7 percent in the African American community when President Obama was inaugurated in January 2009, according to the BLS.
In the Hispanic community, the overall unemployment rate was 9. 9 percent in January 2009, when President Obama was inaugurated. By May 2011, it had risen to 11. 9 percent. Among African Americans 16 to 19 years old, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 36. 3 percent in January 2009 and had risen to 40. 7 percent by May 2011.