How can they be so sure? I mean, what's the margin of error on the U.S. Census for example? Hard to imagine that the census in the third world is all that accurate. And, in the really primitive cultures still extant there seems to be a pervasive lack of concern about counting at all. One, Two...(oh whatever)..Many.
Nonetheless, Putin claims the milestone for Russia. And John Holdren, the unhinged, said it couldn't be done, nay, Mustn't be done! Anyone on the left want to call out Obummer's science czar on his wacko predictions? No? Anyone?