Anonymous asked: Why are conservatives calling the recent job statistics corrupt or falsified when they were citing BLS statistics all through the presidential campaign? It's likely that if the percentage was above 8%, conservatives would have no problem citing the report without question.
Conservatives have always been citing the real unemployment numbers. It’s averaged around the mid-teens during Obama’s time in office. During other administrations, there was no big discrepancy between U-3 and U-6 unemployment Today, under Obama, there’s a huge discrepancy.