The LCR is disporting himself at the beach in lovely Sand Diego, so I thought I'd sneak some space at the top of the site here for a little comment.
-The War Planner
CNN Money released an article summarizing the recent disclosure of the White House staff salaries. Some salient comments from that short article (emphasis added):
One out of every three White House employees makes at least $100,000 a year, according to data released by the White House on Friday.
Top earners pull down a salary of $172,200 a year, while three employees have a salary of $0. Most staffers fall somewhere in the middle.
The average salary is $81,765 a year, while the median employee salary is $70,000. The lowest full time salary is $41,000 a year.
Now that's all well and good and you might want to check out the original list at the OpenData site, but I am wondering about the staff mathematicians and statisticians at CNN who can state the average salary of $181 large while the "top earners" get $172 large.
Seems like CNN is just as dysfunctional as CBS.
UPDATE: Woodesterman points put that the average salary in the article said $81,000 not $181,000. Now, don't I feel the fool? Oh well, regarding my rant, as Rosanne Rosannadanna used to say: