Wednesday, May 13, 2009

AP: "The White House plays a little loose with the facts."

Today Vice President Joe Isuzu, er, Biden issued his first quarterly report on the results of the "stimulus" spending monstrosity.  But, instead of reporting what is actually happening, Biden's report is a self-promoting, pat-on-the back for the Obama administration.  And, it just isn't honest.  Even the Associated Press couldn't stomach all the lies Biden spewed.  Give credit to reporter Matt Apuzzo for this "Fact Check" article.  

My personal favorite . . . Biden reported that "the [so-called] stimulus has created or saved 150,000 jobs."  In fact, Apuzzo reports, since February America is down over 1.3 million jobs.  But the administration argues that it would have been 1.45 million lost without their efforts.  But what's that figure based on?  Essentially thin air or, "estimates by the White House Council of Economic Advisers, based largely on a formula Obama's transition team put forward [, which] estimates the effect of tax breaks, government spending and social programs on job growth."  (Emphasis added.)

So, in other words, there is no real data to back positive spin (a.k.a. bullsh*t) that came from our Joe Biden today.  

But I have to ask, did anybody ever expect the truth from Joe Biden in the first place?

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