“Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package, 500 million Americans lose their jobs.”
Occasionally, it seems like the dementia might be creeping up on her. She’s notoriously bad with names, but numbers can confuse her a little as well. There’s certainly something to be said for exaggerating the numbers a little, maybe just to drive your point home, but this is a little extreme. It turns out, there are currently only 300 million people in America. If twice the number of Americans in our country will be unemployed if that stimulus package fails, we certainly will be in trouble. How likely is that exactly, though?