Ed Driscoll

$8,539,526,393.07

“Eight billion, five hundred and thirty nine million, five hundred and twenty six thousand, three hundred and thirty three dollars and seven cents. That’s how much debt the country racked up since the convention started,” Moe Lane writes, praising tonight’s speeches, but noting that the 2012 race all comes down to math.

“This. Must. Stop,” Moe adds.

Oh it will, one way or another; the American people will be choosing in November how quickly, and how controlled the hemorrhaging will end.

Meanwhile, at the Tatler, Bryan Preston has video of a protester at tonight’s convention involved in a different sort of math.