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Subject:  Re: 7.8%: Cooked? Date:  10/5/2012  11:06 AM
Author:  drebbin Number:  106867 of 143821

"Cooked" or not, the Romney campaign needs to be broadcasting the details beneath the number. As shown in the debate, people actually do appreciate an understanding and explanation of the details (I still maintain my objection to going through 5-, 7-, 14-point plans, etc.).

This piece from James Pethokoukis provides a lot of that information. He's got 8 points, but the ones that I think should be emphasized are:

1. The number dropped due to 582,000 part time jobs, taken by people who couldn't find full-time work.

4. All that has really happened is a shrunken workforce. At the labor participation rates when 0bama came into o