Donald Trump’s spin about jobs data

On Twitter, Aaron Sojurner points out that while U.S. job growth has been steady since the end of the Great Recession, Donald Trump’s interpretation of jobs data underwent a drastic change when he wanted to start taking credit. That’s not exactly a surprise, but it’s nice to see it in graphic form. Here’s Sojourner’s chart of Bureau of Labor Statistics data annotated to show Trump’s characterizations.

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