Eh, 40% off, yeah these are honest numbers. Might as well give us three decimal places with it instead of just one to make it look even more legitimate too.
So, basically, they dropped Q1 by .8 and shifted it to Q2 to show ‘Growth’. In reality, they reported 2.4% for Q1, revised it down to 1.8%. Now it is revised down to 1.0%, so Q2 looks like progress.
We need to start a trend map showing the first 5 years of each president. The left is getting away with their spin because our side refuses to draw comparisons to the past. Gingrich had it right in the primaries when he constantly benchmarked Reagan’e economic turn-around to Obama’s lack of progress.