But the number of jobs created in September gets bumped up to the second paragraph, instead of being buried in a bullet point at the end as per usual. Why? Because the number was "disappointing."
CNS is so committed to obsessing over the labor participation rate, in fact, that Jones wrote a companion article focusing just on the participation rate for men.
Prediction: If a Republican is elected president in 2016, CNS will start caring a lot less about the labor participation rate unless it can somehow blame bad news regarding it on Obama.