In related news, Yahoo! has let go 1500 workers. Yahoo dims outlook after disappointing 3Q: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance GM has laid off 1600 workers at 3 auto plants toledoblade.com -- GM increases layoff plans by 1,600 jobs at 3 plants Auto sales plunged last quarter down 34% and hundreds of dealerships around the country have shut down. National unemployment is at 5 year highs Unemployment in many of the key states is in the double digits And somehow, Karl Rove thinks that people will just forget about the economy and job losses if the stock market goes up another 1000 points in the next 2 weeks. I don't care if you're voting for McCain or Obama - this guy is sick and disgusting.