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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

AK Mark Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:50 PM
Name one real good faith effort the BO admin has made in negotiations with Repubs. Just one time that he offered a real compromise ( something intermediate between or blending qualities of two different things). His idea of compromise is give me everything I want and I might not bury you.

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has had a rough few days.  Late last week, Sen. Mitch McConnell laughed in his face when he presented President Obama's breathtaking fiscal cliff "deal" -- which raises taxes by $1.6 trillion, abolishes the debt limit (!), spends tens of billions on a new stimulus (!!), and offers no specific or guaranteed spending reductions to speak of.  Then Geithner appeared on Fox News Sunday to defend the proposal, and things went...not so well.  When host Chris Wallace pilloried his claim of illusory "savings" on war spending, Geithner was flummoxed (via