Obama aide: "Hard to know" if 2009 recovery certainMy sources say no.
Seriously. Is it certain? If the answer is "not sure," then the answer is "NO, IT IS NOT CERTAIN."
I blame the headline writer,
UPDATE: It seems my AP consultation has bitten me in the ass. Turns out, the story is from Reuters. That said, I stand by my position on the AP Stylebook and my implication that this headline is absurd and an abuse of language.