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September 26, 2008

Quote Of The Day: They’re Just Making Stuff Up Edition

by Doug Mataconis

About that $ 700 bailout ?

Yea, they’re not even sure the number is right:

“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.”

Ugh.


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