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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 2:38 PM
Well, Iran was next on the list according to Romney. I doubt anyone was talking about North Korea. And the author of this article is wrong -- before Obama, the GOP was talking about the necessity of occupying both Iraq and Afghanistan for decades. But when Obama took over, the GOP no longer saw the necessity...

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