The Financial Wizardy of the Treasury Department
| Thu Sep. 25, 2008 10:49 AM EDT
...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."
Awesome, guys. Way to inspire confidence.