“It remains possible that many people remain reluctant to jump back into work for a variety of other reasons: having to care for children whose classes are remote; fearing the coronavirus; reconsidering their careers.” Perhaps those reconsidering their careers should include job report forecasters, because most everyone was a lot more bullish than reality. NYT Upshot: The Jobs Report: The Boom That Wasn’t. “April’s anemic job creation was so out of line with what other indicators have suggested that it will take some time to unravel the mystery.” (The time it takes to figure out what happened will give everyone a nice window for political attacks.)