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Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) noted an amusing error by attendees of the so-called "9/12" rallies in Washington. Instead of reporting the actual attendance of 70,000 (to take the higher estimate), they reported it as 2 million. That's quite a mistake. It's two orders of magnitude.

It's akin to confusing the number of pixels in the two images below.