Wednesday, February 02, 2005
Megan McArdle asks:
Question of the day is: what is the burn rate of the insurgency? In other words, how much money do they go through a month, supporting fighters, building bombs, and so forth? How long can they keep this up?Well, capturing a military action figure instead of a real soldier only cost about $40. At this rate we could be subjected to years of plastic hostage abuse.