Billion, not million…

September 23, 2008

“Show me the money”

What is the best test of whether the government’s proposed $700 million bailout of financial markets will be enough to save the economy?

bush-and-paulson-200.jpgYour article headline reads “700 million,” but the article states “700 billion.” Just thought you’d want the “heads-up.

Keep up the good news work; you run a great service!

Adam A.

That was a typo in an online version of the piece. We fixed it, but not before a number of readers noticed: GBU Editor

President George W. Bush speaks about the economy next to U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in the Rose Garden of the White House, September 19, 2008. REUTERS/Larry Downing

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An understandable typo, given the scary, mind-bending magnitude of the whole bailout. Frankly, I can see a blog post entitled “What the heck; make it a trillion.”

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Is this an advertisement for the return of
“Dumb and Dumber”, a film, funny then but not now?

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