Q: So, why $700 billion? Where is it all going? And why do they need it all at once? A: “It’s not based on any particular data point,” a Treasury spokeswoman told Forbes.com Tuesday. “We just wanted to choose a really large number.” Clearly, this is the only honest response. RelatedMercifully brief bailout roundupSeptember 25, 2008In "Bleader"No end in sightNovember 26, 2008In "Bleader"Failout bill 2.0 heads to the SenateOctober 1, 2008In "Bleader"