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Rigging the math

Posted by Greg on January 19, 2009

You’ve heard the nonsense about the unprecedented cost of Obama’s inauguration festivities?  Well, it all depends on how you calculate the tab.  The baselines do not include security costs, but they are being included in Obama’s total.

When apples to apples numbers are compared Obama’s bash comes in the same or just below the cost of 2004.


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