A Modest Proposal: Gift The BLS To The Democratic National Committee Or Sell It To CNBC

by David Stockman
David Stockman’s Contra Corner

Yes, the BLS is now producing such a steaming pile of waste matter that it might as well be made an arm of the DNC. Or in the alternative, some of the billions that US taxpayers have wasted on it over the years might be recouped from a sale to CNBC. After all, bubblevision’s monthly cheerleading session couldn’t do without it.

In any event, once again this month the labor department bureaucrats did not go out and actually count 242,000 new jobs or even extrapolate them from a valid, scientific sample survey of the Gallup variety.

Folks, they never left their cushy offices; they plucked these numbers from a computer model!

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