Dr. Wes wonders why the Congressional Budget Office posted the cost of the House’s healthcare monstrosity at an ultra-precise-looking $1.055 trillion, given that the figure is a “preliminary estimate.” according to CBO Director Doug Elmendorf:

Could it be that the “estimate” looks better as $1.055 trillion when reported in the press than $1.1 trillion?

Yes, and 1,990 pages looks better than 2,000 pages, doesn’t it?