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Alternative Fact of The Week: Jobs, jobs, jobs

Alternative Fact of The Week: Jobs, jobs, jobs

In these volatile and uncertain times, it’s comforting to know there are some things that can be relied upon — Chris Sale is still baseball’s most dominant lefty, Baltimore traffic congestion on its worst day is still better than Washington, D.C. on its best, and given the opportunity President Donald Trump will flamboyantly overstate U.S. job growth and economic gains during his time in office. That last one has become so routine that one can only wonder what would happen if the U.S. did add a record number of jobs: Would Americans “get” that Mr. Trump was now telling the truth? Would the president have to actually invent new superlatives to describe his performance? Would his head...