How the hell did they come up with $700bln? Neither the MSM nor the mainstream Dem blogs nor the Congressional leaders and appropriate committee chairs are asking that question. They are arbitrarily accepting King Paulson's word! Amazing! It boggles the mind!
"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."
See, they just made it up.