Councilman: It is readily apparent, and fortunate that during the past two years unemployment in Colton has been down.

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Councilman: It is readily apparent, and fortunate that during the past two years unemployment in Colton has been down. Several notable reports show that the number of unemployed people who are actively looking for jobs has steadily decreased during that period.
The councilman's reasoning is most vulnerable to criticism on the grounds that if
A. fails to consider the possibility that many unemployed workers who still desire jobs may have stopped looking for jobs.
B. relies on data from a period that is too short to justify an inference about a general trend .
C. fails to take into account that the sorts of governmental efforts that reduce unemployment may not be effective in creating more high paying jobs.
D. presumes , without providing justification, that the government is at least partly responsible for the improvement in the employment situation.
E. ignores other economic indicators, which may not have improved during the past two years.



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