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July 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Spinning doesn’t make jobs numbers better

President Obama’s attempt to spin the latest discouraging unemployment numbers as “a step in the right direction” is like telling passengers aboard the Titanic to ignore the sinking vessel and listen to the live music.

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