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@hardball_chris ‘Pecksniff’ Matthews Goes After Welch’s Calling BS On BLS

Posted on | October 6, 2012 | 10 Comments

by Smitty

“It’s not funny, Jack.”

Why, yes it is, Mr. Matthews. You act the peevish little schoolmarm here, attempting to beat up Jack Welch for daring to state something that is known in the Court of Public Opinion: the BLS is AFU. The last 64 revisions to initial jobless claims have been >= 0. The last 64. In a row. Unexpectedly. As if by magic.

Do you understand, Mr. Matthews? Every deceit costs a little bit of credibility. After you’ve lied enough, the set of people who believe you is reduced to you, yourself. And maybe that Maddow lady.

The timing of this jobs play is so transparent as to make one wonder why you Commies didn’t throw out a bigger lie:

May fortune favor Jack Welch. As with Eastwood at the RNC, Welch has stepped in and offered a valuable public service in decrying this Administration’s deceits. Welch has the track record to back up his tweet, and certainly doesn’t need the money. He’s doing the right thing for the right reasons here, as far as I can tell.

And as for you, Matthews: conservatives await the death of MSNBC and word that you, Mike Wallace, and Keith Olbermann have formed an outlet that thinks it’s a news organization.

via The Blaze


10 Responses to “@hardball_chris ‘Pecksniff’ Matthews Goes After Welch’s Calling BS On BLS”

  1. Adobe_Walls
    October 6th, 2012 @ 3:39 pm

    For fiction to be believable it MUST be plausible, I don’t think this crew understands that.

  2. JeffS
    October 6th, 2012 @ 5:47 pm

    Never heard of fantasy, AW? Although I daresay it would be very bad fantasy.

  3. Quartermaster
    October 6th, 2012 @ 6:07 pm

    Even fantasy must be plausible within the context of the story.

  4. K-Bob
    October 6th, 2012 @ 7:33 pm

    Good call on the graph from Biff Spackle, over at Doug Ross’ site.

    But sadly, the more serious graphs at Doug’s make Obama look even more SCOAMF-tastic.

  5. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    October 6th, 2012 @ 8:47 pm
  6. K-Bob
    October 7th, 2012 @ 1:02 am

    As I found out last time I played with BLS data, the Obama Administration has a little trouble keeping true to the data in an “analysis.”

    From Breitbart, I found this run through the data showing that such a high jump in those numbers is so far out of line with the usual ebb and flow of jobs, that it rates up there with major, upheaval moments, such as 9-11 (major loss). Factoring out Januaries (which are always outliers) It represents the biggest month since 1983.

    And yet nothing in the economy explains this big a change in the data.

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    October 7th, 2012 @ 10:41 am

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  8. Gilbert Furguson
    October 7th, 2012 @ 11:40 am

    heard of the big lie “if you repeat it long enough most will begin to beleave it”

  9. Bob Belvedere
    October 7th, 2012 @ 4:54 pm

    It’s like the Left thinks life is one big World Of Warcraft game.

  10. Bob Belvedere
    October 7th, 2012 @ 4:56 pm

    Smitty wrote: And maybe that Maddow lady.

    I believe this is a grammatical error, Admiral. It should read:
    And maybe that Maddow fellow.