A Simple Decimal Malfunction

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CNN's Glenn Beck shows us some conservative math.

Glenn Beck falsely claimed that "drilling in ANWR alone would yield 100 million barrels a day." In fact, according to Energy Department researchers, if the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is opened for drilling for oil in 2008, the estimated peak production would yield, at most, 1.45 million barrels a day in 2028.

The rosiest scenario is a million and a half barrels, and Glenn Beck transmutes it - via the power of bull**** - into 100 million.