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Still why 5.8 billion? Why not 4.8 billion or whatever?

They had to come up with a figure. Negotiation 101: When you are the more powerful party to a negotiation, when the other side's alternative to negotiated settlement is sufficiently poor, and when you have no fair, objective or even explicable model by which to determine what figure to arrive at, come up with a nonsense and stick to it.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Mar 19th, 2013 at 02:35:06 AM EST
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