The Way the Media Work
Day 1: George Bush says two and two is five.
Day 2: Washington Post reports two and two is four is “a suddenly controversial concept.”
Day 3: Fox News decries Arabic numerals as anti-American.
Day 4: Hillary tells Fox that Brubeck’s Take Five is her favorite tune.
Day 5: ABC investigation implicates Lebanese accountant.
Day 6: Full page ads by mathematicians back two and two is four and defend freedom to add.
Day 7: Gail Collins of NY Times chides “extremists on both sides.”
The Way I Work
Two and two is four everyday--except on vacation when deux et deux font quatre.