I don’t want to be an I told you so, but I told you so, and I told you so five weeks ago. Gallup, every week, puts out their own unemployment numbers and Gallup has been signaling that this day unemployment below 9% was coming. They’ve been blatantly saying so, based on their own unemployment data, which is not related to the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. It’s their own surveys; and in the last five weeks, occasionally they will say that their numbers that they come out with on a Wednesday or Thursday indicate that we’re getting very close to a Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment number of under 9%.
I said, “The regime needs this, and when we finally get to under 9%, it will be eight-point-something, but the point-what won’t matter. The only number that’s going to matter is the eight. Full Piece