Economic Outlook
Re "The Weakling Recovery" [April 2]: No sooner does the recovery begin than we are told that it isn't good enough. If economic growth had been zooming along at a China-like speed, we would be hearing about the soon-to-come crash. Haven't we had enough of this constant need to go from extreme to extreme?
Mark W. McCreary,
Monrovia, Calif., U.S.

Recovery might not have been necessary if companies that outsourced had insourced and kept their American workers. That would have been pragmatic patriotism, but priority was given...

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