Jack Welch: I Was Right About Jobs Numbers

Also points out being attacked for questioning government data sounds like Soviet Russia


Imagine a country where challenging the ruling authorities—questioning, say, a piece of data released by central headquarters—would result in mobs of administration sympathizers claiming you should feel "embarrassed" and labeling you a fool, or worse.

Soviet Russia perhaps? Communist China? Nope, that would be the United States right now, when a person (like me, for instance) suggests that a certain government datum (like the September unemployment rate of 7.8%) doesn't make sense.

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  1. People suggesting you should be embarrassed, or labeling you a fool, DOES NOT VIOLATE YOUR RIGHTS.

    Communist China and Soviet Russia jail(ed) dissenters. You can’t see any difference between jail and mockery?

    And he didn’t suggest the government datum didn’t make sense, he suggested, without any evidence, that the number was fabricated.

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