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Subject:  Re: JACK WELCH-PREZ MANIPULATING JOBS NUMBERS Date:  10/5/2012  3:15 PM
Author:  Stonewashed Number:  1821513 of 2015684

Last night, I caught a bit of CNBC. One of the right wing talking heads was going on and on about how the jobs numbers were going to be higher than estimated because they "are being manipulated by Obama."

Perfect set-up that Rush Limbaugh uses all the time. Predict they'll manipulate the numbers. If the numbers look good, claim that you predicted it and that they aren't real. If they are bad, ignore your prediction and complain about how bad they are.

In the end, I think the numbers are what they are. Pretty tepid job growth. Not bad, but not great. About in line with what we've been seeing for the past year.

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