Randall from XKCD demonstrates an important facet of the AIG debate: when we start talking in policies valued in trillions, companies failing and losing billions, yet focus on issues related to millions, we need to ensure that we understand the difference in scale between these numbers. While it’s very true that we should look after the pennies, right now we have a trillion-dollar problem, and some people are getting distracted and outraged at the wrong end of the spectrum.
Posted by: Nicholas Davis | March 26, 2009
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