Could Wu-Tang Clan's $2 Million Album Fund The Federal Budget?

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The U.S. government just sold the only copy of Wu-Tang's 2015 album, so we asked ourselves, "How long would it fund federal spending?"

The U.S. government just sold the only existing copy of Wu-Tang Clan's album "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin," which had a sticker price of $2 million in 2015. Using the CBO's July 2021 projection, we found out how long a $2 million album sale would cover federal spending:

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