Your Monday Afternoon Dose of Doom & Gloom

No, you’re not crazy. The BLS is just lying again:

The Department of Labor has revised higher the number of people who filed for unemployment benefits for the first time in 58 out of the last 59 weeks.

The same has held true since the beginning of the year. There have been 14 weeks of jobless data this year, and there have been 14 revisions. And all 14 were revisions that made the claims picture higher than what the government originally reported.

Unexpectedly, I’m sure.