Millions of tons. That's how much plastic should be floating in the world's oceans...
Um, no, it shouldn't be in the ocean at all... maybe there have been vast over estimates of how much was there to begin with. After all, nobody should be putting it there on purpose.
Next you'll be telling me I am not going to get a flying car before I die.
Hell, Seattle is *ideal* for your cause! They not only raised it to the $10.10 that you have predicted will solve the suffering of the poor, but they've went even *further* and raised it to $15!!!! If you're even remotely right, Seattle should become a Detroit style paradise soon.
Unfortunately, they are ALWAYS "in session" (numerous paid absences aside).