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Tim Geithner and the Return of Moon-Yogurt Accounting

skywalker58 Wrote: Dec 03, 2012 1:49 PM
Then when the skitah hits the fan, the Republicans can say. "We warned you but you wouldn't listen. This catastrophy is the result of Democrat policies. We cannot be blammed because we didn't prevent it". That is the ONLY way the Democrats will ever own any of the mess they have created.

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