A Picture Worth A Thousand Words
This chart depicts the current condition of the concentrated short position for every applicable physical world commodity, in terms of days world production, from data published by the CFTC. (Chart courtesy of sharelynx.net)
I know of no legitimate economic reason why silver would have such a large concentrated short position, when compared to every other physical commodity. I conclude that the abberation in silver (and, to a lesser extent, gold) can only be explained by manipulation. This is the point that the CFTC and the NYMEX continue to evade.