We recently came across this infographic about 2012 presidential campaign spending as well as the costs of other campaigns in history. Would you believe $2 billion was spent on both Obama and Romney? Few can even imagine what $2 billion could buy, and that got us thinking…
What if boaters were donors? What could $2 billion buy in boating-related supplies? Here are our rough estimates.
13.3 million fishing rods
1.4 million high-end fishfinders
66.6 million life jackets
400 million inflatable innertubes
133.3 million pairs of swim trunks
80,000 pontoon boats
8.7 million boat covers
89,242 pontoon trips around the Earth (we didn’t account for gravity)
What would you buy with $2 billion dollars?