We applaud the political reporters and the chattering class for finally starting to talk about jobs. It’s interesting how a ground shaking election can wake people up. The next step to consider is that we are about to enter 2017 and the old rules no longer apply. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, contributor Mike Barnicle brought it up, but we’re not sure he gets it? Watch this:

Of course it won’t happen overnight. But sitting around and saying it can’t happen doesn’t solve the problem. Numerous local leaders and organizations are working together to assist their communities. You need not look any further than Kentucky, where Toyota has embarked on a revolutionary training program.

For more on this subject, see our engaging discussion, The Table.

We think there’s a lot of work to do, but plenty of hope. So what do you think?