04/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Misleading MSNBC Graphics Attribute Economic Decline to Obama

In the past few days, MSNBC has repeatedly used misleading graphics of the Dow Jones industrial average showing a decline since the beginning of November 2008, suggesting that the drop started with the election of President Obama. In fact, the Dow was on a downward trajectory months before the election, dropping 3,738 points from May 2, 2008, to November 3, 2008.

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