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Stupid Right-Wing Tweets: Laura Ingraham Edition

Continuing their jihad against fact-based evidence, Laura Ingraham and The Combover are absolutely convinced that today's announced uptick of unemployment benefits claims prove that THE BLS IS IN THE TANK FOR OBAMA ZOMG!1!1! It's unclear,

Unemployment Rate Falls To 7.8 Percent, 44-Month Low

The U.S. added 114,000 jobs in September, causing the unemployment rate to slip to 7.8 percent—a figure not seen since January 2009, when President Obama first took office. There were other unexpected nuggets of good news, too: numbers for