Even Aleksandr Would Be Amazed

I've been doing this a long time and I've seen some doozies. However, today's BLSBS might be one of the most outrageous yet...and that's saying something.

By now, you've probably heard. Via today's BLSBS, the US economy is alleged to have added 333,000 new "jobs" in the just-completed month of January. If that seems a little hard to believe, then you don't know the magicians at the BLS very well. And with even the most ardent bulls on Wall Street expecting a total closer to 200,000, seeing the BLS overshoot by 60% might leave you a bit incredulous....

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