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Fox's Morning Cavalcade of Crazy "Reports" on "Overstated" Stimulus Job Impact, Ignorning Fact that Errors Were Corrected a Week Ago

Friday, October 30, 2009

By Media Matters

In an October 29 report, Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade said that an Associated Press investigation showing that some of the jobs reported by federal contract recipients as having been created due to the stimulus were inaccurate, which Kilmeade said "makes the [jobs] numbers suspect." But, while Kilmeade reported that the "White House says it's aware of the problems and working to fix them," he ignored that the White House has claimed that the majority of the errors identified in the AP report had already been corrected prior to the report running and that the job data posted represent "just 2% of Recovery Act spending."...(Remainder.)



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