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critics complain about the jobs that were lost in the city under
Delmontâ€™s leadership. Yet the fact is that not only were more jobs created than were
eliminated, but each year since Delmont took office the average pay for the new jobs
created has been higher than that yearâ€™s average pay for jobs citywide. So it stands to
reason that throughout Delmontâ€™s tenure the average paycheck in this city has been

Which of the following, if true, most seriously weakens the argument in the

A. The unemployment rate in the city is higher today than it was when Mayor
Delmont took office.

B. The average pay for jobs in the city was at a ten-year low when Mayor Delmont
took office.

C. Each year during Mayor Delmontâ€™s tenure, the average pay for jobs that were
eliminated has been higher than the average pay for jobs citywide.

D. Most of the jobs eliminated during Mayor Delmontâ€™s tenure were in declining
industries.

E. The average pay for jobs in the city is currently lower than it is for jobs in the
suburbs surrounding the city.
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