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Behind the scenes video from Treasury of how they came up with $700 billion


You think I'm kidding, right?

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." - Forbes.com


I think this is a slightly different take on the old saying. In this case, the first time was comedy, the second is tragedy.