First of all, regardless of politics that is great news for many Americans looking for work and fearing for their security. Glad to hear it. Go private sector!
Second, there's a part of me that thinks this is too big a jump and the timing is kind of coincidental. Is there some creative accounting going on here? It's such good news that the spidey-sense goes off a little.
Third, if these are real numbers, it's going to deeply impact the election.