I've been troubled for some time by all the media focus on how the economy ostensibly is recovering. Consumer activity, real estate prices, durable goods. Everything but jobs and, as we all know, employment is a lagging indicator.What troubles me is the tacit assumption that "recovery" is the proper word. That getting things back the way they were will put the world right. Like the economy, before it crashed, wasn't seriously flawed. That Bernie Madoff and a few other bad apples caused the whole problem.