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Jobless rate dips to 7.8%; GOPers say books cooked

Friday, October 5, 2012

Today’s Labor Department numbers showing that the unemployment rate dipped to 7.8 percent in September elicited immediate squeals of derision from the Wall Street and Tea Party crowds. Ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch (pictured) tweets: “These Chicago guys [the Obama campaign] will do anything . . . can’t debate so change numbers.” And commodities trader turned right wing media darling Rick Santeli says: “I told you they’d get it under 8 percent—they did!” NPR
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