Saturday, 27 September 2008

Satire is dead, killed by Hank Paulson

So where did that $7 trillion figure in the US treasury bail-out plan come from?

"It's not based on any particular data point," a Treasury spokeswoman told Tuesday. "We just wanted to choose a really large number."

Really, could that be any more Onion-esque?

1 comment:

Daf said...

I believe the technical term for this is a "brown number". Being one that you just pulled out of your ..., well, you know the rest.