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The mind-blowing scale of Trump’s billion-dollar loss, in one tweet

When stories deal with big numbers, it’s sometimes hard to really get a perspective on what they mean. To that end, this little calculation from Alan Cole of the Tax Foundation really helps you understand the mind-blowing scale of Donald Trump’s loss reported on his 1995 income taxes:

There were 266 million Americans alive in 1995, so for a single person to represent 1.9 percent of this form of business losses is fairly extraordinary.