Jack Welch is still pretty sure yesterday's job numbers were fudged, but he doesn't have any proof and he can't defend himself otherwise.
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Welch went on the offensive Friday night in the media equivalent of a "defend yourself while no one's looking" late Friday news dump. Welch appeared on MSNBC and CNN last night to defend his jobs numbers conspiracy raising.
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He told MSNBC's Chris Matthews he has "no evidence" of his man-on-the-corner conspiracy shouting, but he at least conceded to CNN's Anderson Cooper that he "should have put a question mark on the end of that, let's face it." But he still stood by his rabble-rousing tweet to both men anyway. Yesterday, Welch told the Wall Street Journal he was "just raising the question" the numbers could be fudged.
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Friday was a fun day for the tinfoil hat crowd. Conspiracies flew on both sides of the aisle. Welch and crew cried foul on the job numbers while Democratic truthers investigated handkercheat-gate. Unfortunately, both theories were quickly killed by the end of the day.
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Here is Welch's interview with Anderson Cooper:
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