WELCH WAS RIGHT – Team Obama Fudged Unemployment Numbers One Month Before Election
In October 2012 the unemployment rate inexplicably dropped from 8.1% to 7.8% .
It was the lowest rate in almost four years – right on time for the November election.
The Department of Labor said that unemployment fell 0.3 percent because of a total employment gain of 873,000, the most since 1983
Former GE CEO Jack Welch’s tweeted this after the unbelievable news:
Of course, the liberal media was quick to attack Welch while ignoring his accusations.
Chrissy Matthews led the charge.
But, now… A year later we find out that Jack Welch was right and the Obama Administration lied. The numbers were purposely manipulated for political purposes.
The New York Post reported, via Yid With Lid:
In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington.
The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a reliable source, were manipulated.
And the Census Bureau, which does the unemployment survey, knew it.
Just two years before the presidential election, the Census Bureau had caught an employee fabricating data that went into the unemployment report, which is one of the most closely watched measures of the economy.
And a knowledgeable source says the deception went beyond that one employee — that it escalated at the time President Obama was seeking reelection in 2012 and continues today.
“He’s not the only one,” said the source, who asked to remain anonymous for now but is willing to talk with the Labor Department and Congress if asked.
The Census employee caught faking the results is Julius Buckmon, according to confidential Census documents obtained by The Post. Buckmon told me in an interview this past weekend that he was told to make up information by higher-ups at Census.
Anything to win.
So will the criminal regime get away with this, too?