Right-Wingers Invent Hilarious Excuses to Soft-Pedal Why Unemployment Has Fallen Under 8 Percent | Alternet

Sure, Obama didn’t bring down unemployment as fast as he promised. He foolishly believed that Republicans would work with him to help the country–instead of doing everything they could to make sure things did not improve so he would be a one-term President.

This month’s jobs numbers are out, showing the unemployment rate to have fallen to 7.8 percent, robbing Republicans of a favorite talking point. That number is a 44-month low, according to the Associated Press , which reports the unemployment number fell from 8.1 percent because “the number of people who said they were employed soared by 873,000.” Predictably, right-wing Republicans are crying foul , insisting, based on nothing, that the career civil servants at the Bureau of Labor Statistics must be cooking the books.

via Right-Wingers Invent Hilarious Excuses to Soft-Pedal Why Unemployment Has Fallen Under 8 Percent | Alternet.

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