In the latest installment of "say anything" from the folks at Fox, they lie about Obama's statement on unemployment numbers.
Fox Nation is distorting comments President Obama made about the economy to suggest that he called an 8.5 percent unemployment a "success." In fact, Obama made clear in his comments that he believes "we have a lot more work to do" to continue improving the economy. [...]
Fox Nation is treating Obama's comments as some type of victory lap, suggesting that he called the 8.5 percent unemployment rate a "success" [...]
Obama did no such thing.
In fact, he made clear in his remarks on the jobs report that he was not satisfied with the
current level of unemployment, and that more work needs to be done to continue improving the economy.
Specifically, this: "And there are a lot of people that are still—(applause)—there are a lot of people that are still hurting out there. After losing more than 8 million jobs in the recession, obviously we have a lot more work to do."
I guess they could argue that they put a question mark after the headline, so they weren't intending any content of that story to be factual.
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