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Reported by Melanie - August 5, 2004 -

It's 10:36 p.m. ET, August 5, 2004. I just flipped quickly to Fox News. When I did, I saw a promo by Stuart Varney for tomorrow's Your World w/Neil Cavuto. Varney said something like (no, this isn't a quote and I could be wrong): Bad employment numbers could be better for Bush than Kerry.

COMMENT: The financial community has been waiting with baited breath for the July unemployment number. It'll be released tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. ET. Virtually everyone says that whatever the number is, it'll be a "make or break" read on Bush's handling of the economy.

If the number is good, it'll be good news for Bush. If the number is bad, it'll be bad news for Bush.

The New York Times said last Sunday that the expected number is 5.6%, or unchanged (since June). (Additionally, the June consumer credit numbers are to be released tomorrow. Per Sunday's New York Times, the new number is expected to be +$4 billion, over the previous number of -$4.2 billion.)

How in the world is Fox going to handle this? What if the numbers are bad? If I heard correctly just now, they're going to try any which way they can to make them come out on Bush's side. I can't wait to see how they do it.