as high than... in NYT

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Nov 23 03:37:10 UTC 2011

One of the more complex numerical comparisons in the NYT--and one the
prescriptivist in me cannot stomach... [emphasis added]
> The number of Obama prospects deemed “not qualified” already exceeds
> the total number opposed by the group during the eight-year
> administration of Bill Clinton or George W. Bush; the rejection rate
> is _more_than_three_and_a_half_times_as_high_than_ under each of the
> previous two presidencies, documents and interviews show.


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