Innumeracy: Andrew Sullivan edition

If you see a post titled "Romney360", does this mean:
  • Romney is back where he started from?
or does it mean:
  • Romney has abruptly changed direction?
A circle has 360 degrees, of course, so it should be the former, right?

But while everyone gets their panties in a twist if someone misuses the word "literally" (on the subject of which, see today's XKCD), no one cares a hoot if someone misuses math.

To reverse course, which is what Andrew Sullivan meant to say, you do a 180.

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