View Full Version : Do you believe economic data is manipulated for political agenda?

05-06-2019, 12:17 AM
Do you believe economic data is manipulated/faked by gov for political agenda?
In other words, do you believe government lies to people for political gains on such important matters like economic data collected by gov agencies?


Not so long ago, however, Trump's view of the monthly jobs report, which comes courtesy of the nonpartisan federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, was markedly different. As recently as December (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2016/12/12/donald-trump-still-does-not-understand-the-unemployment-rate/?utm_term=.71c60f8c882c), he described the report as “totally fiction.”

19 times Trump called jobs numbers ‘fake’ (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/10/19-times-trump-called-the-jobs-numbers-fake-before-they-made-him-look-good/?utm_term=.fbeb554a43d9)

05-06-2019, 12:19 AM
The Deepstate manipulates it in either direction depending on what reaction they want.

05-06-2019, 12:26 AM
It appears Republicans are less trusting of gov claims than Dems:


Assuming this poll data was not manipulated.