2/08/2005

facts and statistics

Average number of suicides per 100,000 residents in states carried by President Bush in November : 13.5 [Michael Miller, Harvard Medical School (Boston)/Harper's research ]

Average number of suicides in states carried by John Kerry : 9.9 [Michael Miller, Harvard Medical School (Boston)/Harper's research ]

Hours after Kerry conceded that a New Yorker posted a personal ad seeking a Bush supporter for a "fair, physical fight" : 5 [Peter Weisman (N.Y.C.) ]

Number of people who volunteered within twenty-four hours : 3 [Peter Weisman (N.Y.C.) ]

Number who asked to watch : 9 [Peter Weisman (N.Y.C.) ]

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