October 25, 2005

Big Round Numbers

What is it that draws people to Big Round Numbers?
What makes 2,000 fundamentally different than 1970 or 2051?

For some reason, many people have been salivating at the prospect of a 2,000th American Service fatality in Iraq.

Cox and Forkum nail the sentiment exactly and they offer some interesting links:

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Charles Johnson at LGF is tracking the responses in his Grim Milestone series here, here, here, here, here, here and here with many more sure to follow in the next few days until something else catches the Lefts attention.

Posted by DaveH at October 25, 2005 09:04 PM | TrackBack
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