CWF in the Washington Examiner

Posted by Olivia Grady on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 9:28 am - Permalink

Matt Patterson, Executive Director of the Center for Worker Freedom, was quoted in The Washington Examiner on January 29, 2017, about President Trump changing how the unemployment rate is calculated:

"Great idea. About time they dispensed with the accounting trick designed to make things look better for the people in power than they really are," said Matt Patterson, executive director of Americans for Tax Reform's Center for Worker Freedom.

Switching from U-3 to U-5 or U-6 would be easy to do, since the Labor Department puts out all six calculations at the same time. All the department would have to do is to write the monthly press releases slightly differently.

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