Jesse Jackson Jr.: iPad to blame for high unemployment

This coming from the same congressman who proposed the government put iPads in the hands of every student in America.

In case, you thought that iPad was simply a device for playing Angry Birds, it turns out it’s a job killer, too.

Last week, Illinois congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. took aim at the iPad during a speech on the House floor, in which he railed against the government’s inaction to address America’s high unemployment rate.

The iPad is probably responsible for thousands of lost jobs, he said.

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