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Obama Offers to Look at Engineer's Résumé

Brilliant or Baffling: Obama Offers to Look Over an Unemployed Engineer's Résumé

President Obama recently hosted a Google+ Hangout, in which several viewers got to directly ask the head of state questions in a virtual forum. Jennifer Wedel, who was against some of Obama's job policies, cited her husband as an casualty — he hasn't been able to find a steady job for three years and has trouble finding work as a semiconductor engineer. The president offered to take a look at his résumé and apparently followed through, according to Wedel. Her husband has already been contacted by recruiters after the White House deputy chief of staff, Alyssa Mastromonaco, sent the résumé out to contacts in the area where the couple lives. What do you think of Obama's move — was it nice of him to offer or is it just baffling?

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