"It's not based on any particular data point," a Treasury spokeswoman told Forbes.com Tuesday. "We just wanted to choose a really large number."We're officially living in the world of Idiocracy.
Thursday, September 25, 2008
"...a really large number."
That's the thinking that went into determining the $700 Billion bailout number. Seriously. I'm not kidding. That's what aTreasury official told Forbes.