Welch Twitters Himself Out Of A Job

Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch has resigned from his post with Fortune magazine after criticism of his accusation the Obama administration faked a jobs report.

Welch famously wrote “Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can’t debate so change numbers” to his Twitter account after the government released its September employment report. The report showed that unemployment fell from 8.1% to 7.8% for the month.

Welch resigned as a contributing editor at Fortune after being criticized for the tweet by the magazine’s managing editor.

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