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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

Riquochet Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 5:58 PM
Good come back on ONE of the FOUR points he made. (NOT!) Obama supported the extension last year because, as Obama said: you can't raise taxes when the economy is so bad. Well, all indications say it is the same or worst now than last time Obama extended the CURRENT tax rates, et. al. You do remember _that_ don't you. (Probably not, doesn't fit your myopic world view.) So, yeah. Obama was for it, before he was against it, before he was for it, before he was against it--Man his flip flops are so numerous its no wonder that it is so hard for you to know what his positions are/have been. BTW, any comment on the other three points he made? No. Figures.

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