Thursday, September 25, 2008

'Nuff said

'It's not based on any particular data point. We just wanted to choose a really large number.'


-- An unnamed U.S. "Treasury spokeswoman" explaining how the government arrived at the $700 billion price tag for the proposed bailout to stem economic crisis (on which IntLawGrrls posted here and here), as quoted by Brian Wingfield and Josh Zumbrun, reporters for Forbes.com business magazine.


(credit for image of really big numbers)

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