Imagine getting a call inviting you to work for your country. Now imagine your new boss is Donald J. Trump. Would you move to Washington, D.C., to work for the president of the United States? For this president of the United States?
One of the most robust growth spurts in Seattle’s economic history occurred during the presidency of Barack Obama, a liberal Democrat.
It’s easy to be pessimistic about the outlook for 2017. After 90 months of growth, the economic expansion is aging and may not have much life left.