Revised Philly Fed numbers show we weren't doing as well as Walker previously said; and the administration moves towards using a job measurement it previously criticizedTwo items from this weekend are worth talking about, showcasing how the Walker administration is trying to pull the wool over your eyes with dubious numbers. Hat tips to John Peterson and Jud Lounsbury for bringing these up.
John Peterson from Democurmudgeon points out that the Walker administration is once again using numbers from the month-to-month estimates put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, despite previously being critical of those numbers before the recall.
Jud Lousbury from Uppity Wisconsin notes that the Philadelphia Fed numbers that Walker touted last year have been revised, changing our ranking from second-best economy in the nation to below the national average.
For my take on both matters, click the link below.