Obama team uses flimflammery to inflate job numbers

September 24, 2010 06:07

The ‘green’ jobs scam. The administration calls financial advisers, wholesale buyers, public relations specialists, marketing managers, newspaper reporters and more ‘green’ jobs to inflate numbers of green jobs created.

By: Byron York at Washington Examiner


‘More fundamentally, Grassley has asked Labor Secretary Hilda Solis to state clearly what a green job is. So far, he hasn’t gotten an answer.

Now, Grassley has learned that, in lieu of a settling on a straightforward definition of a green job, the administration has adopted an extraordinarily broad description of such jobs that could include not only financial advisers, wholesale buyers, and reporters, but also public relations specialists, marketing managers, and many more occupations that have nothing to do with protecting the environment.

If federal money has created any of those jobs, then the administration can claim to have created a green job.’


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