Lexica (lexica510) wrote,

please let this be a continuing sign of the wheels coming off the train

I found myself laughing aloud in disbelief when I came across this latest piece of news about the ongoing economic implosion. From Forbes:
In fact, some of the most basic details, including the $700 billion figure Treasury would use to buy up bad debt, are fuzzy.

"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."
Via a comment on this post by maggiesox.
Tags: annoyances, economics, funny, politics, say what?, sometimes people suck

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