Back in 2012, Jack Welch managed to get a conversation going about alleged number-tampering in the jobs report:
Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can't debate so change numbers
— Jack Welch (@jack_welch) October 5, 2012
The Census Bureau eventually ended up looking into a more specific allegation from New York Post columnist John Crudele that pinpointed the problem in the Philadelphia office of the Census Bureau. Yesterday's the independent Inspector General released a report that, to the surprise of no one sensible, finds no evidence to back the assertions.