By Brad Friedman on 10/17/2004, 2:08pm PT  

Calculating Bush's "miscalculation"...As of the morning of 10/17/04:

Number of Gay Americans who may be used as Campaign Issue:
10.5 million est.

Number of Gay Americans who may not be used as Campaign Issue:
1

U.S. Military Killed in Iraq in the past Week:
30

U.S. Military Killed between "Mission Accomplished" and hand-over of "Sovereignty":
1.89 per day

U.S. Military Killed since hand-over of "Sovereignty" (111 days ago)::
2.4 per day

Total U.S. Military Killed since hand-over of "Sovereignty" (111 days ago):
246

Total UK Military Killed since hand-over of "Sovereignty" (111 days ago)::
8

All other "Coalition" Military Killed since hand-over of "Sovereignty" (111 days ago)::
12

Number of Countries in "Coalition":
Unknown
(White House Removed "Who Are the Coalition Members?" document from their Website. See this BRAD BLOG article for more info.)

Total U.S. Military Dead in Iraq since start of War:
1,100

U.S. Military Amputees, Wounded, Injured & Psychologically Disabled,
All now evacuated from Iraq:
28,850 est.

Iraqi Civilians Killed since start of War:
21,800 est.

Iraqi Military Killed (prior to end of "major hostilities"):
28,000 est.

Total Iraqis Killed (Civilian and Military) in Iraq War:
49,800 est.

Population of Iraq:
25 million

Total Killed in the US on 9/11:
2,973

Population of US:
293 million

Stockpiles of WMD's found in Iraq so far:
0

Sources: Iraq Coalition Casuality Count, U.S. Dept. of Defense, McLaughlin Group, Avert.org